HEADSUP: X.Org conversion

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Fri Jul 23 14:42:22 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 15:11, Eric Anholt wrote:
> OK, the final version of the X.Org conversion patch has hit the tree. 
> No ports appear to be broken by the upgrade at this time.  X.Org has
> been made the default X distribution on -current.  Other versions of
> FreeBSD retain the same default X distribution (XFree86) but can upgrade
> by setting X_WINDOW_SYSTEM=xorg in /etc/make.conf.
> To upgrade, you must remove your XFree86 ports and install the xorg
> ports.  It couldn't be done with portupgrade, unfortunately, because we
> are keeping the XFree86 ports around.  To upgrade:
> pkg_delete -f /var/db/pkg/imake-4* /var/db/pkg/XFree86-*
> cd /usr/ports/x11/xorg && make install
> pkgdb -F
> If you want to keep the old XFree86 on -current, simply set
> X_WINDOW_SYSTEM=xfree86-4 in make.conf
> I am currently working on updating -current's sysinstall for X.Org. 
> Until then it will be broken.

Please, please, please add the relevant bits to /usr/ports/UPDATING (and
any relevant porter bits to /usr/ports/CHANGES).  Thanks, and thanks for
all your effort on getting this done.


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