xorg/XFree86 and gnome

Peter Ulrich Kruppa root at pukruppa.de
Thu Jun 17 22:10:04 PDT 2004

On Thu, 17 Jun 2004, Mayo wrote:

> I know you are talking about 2.7, but some people contemplating to switch 
> from xfree to xorg may find this useful.
> I have gnome 2.6 working perfectly fine with Xorg for almost a month now. 
> Everything runs smoothly, I just have to run pkgdb -F each time after cvsup 
> (that is until the xorg vs. xfree issue in ports is solved) to fix few 
> dependencies.
I tried a portupgrade of gnome2.7 this way (and deleted all 
XFree86-* directories from the ports tree - to make sure nothing 
will be reinstalled):
As far as I can see many packages were rebuilt and installed

> There was even noticeable increase in responsiveness of the
> interface and the box itself.
I am not sure about this, but there definitely is no decrease.


> mayo
> On Jun 16, 2004, at 11:16, Pav Lucistnik wrote:
>> V st, 16. 06. 2004 v 20:09, Peter Ulrich Kruppa píše:
>>> Since nothing spectacular happend since my upgrade to gnome-2.7
>>> (it simply works) I would like to test xorg .
>>> Or should I wait for XFree86-4.4 (I believe I have read, someone
>>> is working on it).
>>> ... Or just go ahead and see what happens?
>>> Thanks for good or well meant advices.
>> Go for it, it should just work. Tell us afterwards. Don't wait for
>> XFree86 4.4, they are not coming RSN, as I heard.
>> -- 
>> Pav Lucistnik <pav at oook.cz>
>>               <pav at FreeBSD.org>
>> Knight: We shall say Ny! again to you if you do not appease us.
>> Arthur: All right. What do you want?
>> Knight: We want... a shruberry!

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