xorg ports

Michael Edenfield kutulu at kutulu.org
Fri Jun 25 14:09:01 PDT 2004

* Peter Ulrich Kruppa <root at pukruppa.de> [040625 10:10]:
> On Fri, 25 Jun 2004, Franz Klammer wrote:
> >Damian Gerow wrote:
> >>Thus spake Fernando Sanchez (fsanchez at usfq.edu.ec) [24/06/04 18:07]:
> >>: Does anybody knows if xorg ports are working? I just updated my ports
> >>: tree before trying to switch from xfree to xorg, but I can't find any of
> >>: the ports in my tree, I checked at the http://freebsd.org/ports/  for
> >>: the xorg ports, for 5.2.1 there are no ports, for 5.2-current there are
> >>: some ports, but no packages. Any help here?
> >>
> >>The ports are working perfectly.  There's some odd internal dependancies
> >>(I d/l'ed the fontserver package, and it depends on XFree86-something),
> >>and every time I update a package that depends on something from X11, it
> >>just assumes that it's an XFree86-something port that it's reading from, 
> >>so
> >>I need to 'pkgdb -F'.
> >
> >to avoid running pkgdb -F every time and as workaround until all 
> >dependencies are correct it's possible to set SANITY_CHECK = false in 
> >${LOCALBASE}/etc/pkgtools.conf
> I also thought about setting a list of ALT_PKDEP in
> pkgtools.conf . But I am not quite sure if this does what I need.

I tried this and it didn't seem to work.  Besides, the pkgtools.conf
would only come into play if you were using portupgrade and friends, not
if you just installed something via 'make' in the ports directory.

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