xorg/XFree86 and gnome

Piotr Smyrak piotr.smyrak at heron.pl
Sat Jun 19 03:58:41 PDT 2004

On Fri, 18 Jun 2004 07:03:05 +0200 (CEST), Peter Ulrich Kruppa
<root at pukruppa.de>  wrote:

> 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
> correctly.
> > 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.

Did you build on a clean system (or with deinstalled Gnome) or just
force deinstalled XFree86 and installed X.org bits inplace? Thanks,

 Piotr Smyrak
 piotr.smyrak at heron.pl

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