Upgrade from XFree86-4-Server-4.3.99 to 4.4.0 needs X.org tarballs

Eric Anholt anholt at FreeBSD.org
Fri Sep 17 00:18:52 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-09-17 at 00:13, Eugene Grosbein wrote:
> Hi!
> Here is FreeBSD 4.10-STABLE with XFree86 4.3.0 installed from ports.
> Later X Server was updated to 4.3.99 to get working DRI for my Radeon 9200.
> 4.3.99 has famous problem: xvideo sometimes stops to work (BadAlloc error).
> 4.4.0_1 has a patch so I decided to upgrade XFree86 here.
> XFree86-4-Server depends on ports/graphics/dri that depend on
> 40Mb of X.org tarballs. Do I absolutely need to download extra 40Mb?

graphics/dri should get repocopied away to graphics/xfree86-dri and
updated to use a Mesa release once X.Org R6.8.1 hits the tree, because
that'll support new compiled-from-Mesa DRI drivers, with more
improvements than you can shake a stick at.

Eric Anholt                                eta at lclark.edu          
http://people.freebsd.org/~anholt/         anholt at FreeBSD.org

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