HEADSUP: X.Org conversion

Matthias Andree ma at dt.e-technik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Jul 26 02:35:23 PDT 2004

Eric Anholt <eta at lclark.edu> writes:

> 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

What dependencies do I tell pkgdb -F for the removed bitmap or scalable
fonts stuff? Is there a "one size fits all" answer? If so, can it be
noted in /usr/ports/UPDATING?

Matthias Andree

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