Upgrading xorg 6.9 to 7.3 -- what happened to xorg-upgrade?

Bob Willcox bob at immure.com
Thu Jan 31 16:10:49 PST 2008

On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 03:56:23PM -0500, Wesley Shields wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 02:34:26PM -0600, Bob Willcox wrote:
> > The info in /usr/ports/UPGRADING describing the steps to upgrade xorg
> > says to run xorg-upgrade. Unfortunately, I can't find *anything* with
> > this name anywhere on my system. Here's my uname output:
> > 
> > root at sarlacc:pf /usr/ports> uname -a
> > FreeBSD sarlacc.austin.ibm.com 6.3-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 6.3-PRERELEASE #20: Wed Jan  2 11:29:25 CST 2008     bob at sarlacc.austin.ibm.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SARLACC  amd64
> > 
> > I have (just today) updated my ports tree (via cvsup).
> > 
> > Anyone have any idea where I might find the xorg-upgrade file? Perhaps
> > it isn't required any longer. If that's the case, that would be good to
> > know as well.
> What that entry is talking about is using script(1) in order to get an
> accurate account of exactly what you did in case something goes wrong.

No, I'm not interested in the script(1) part. I am familiar with script
but wasn't interested in using it here. What I want is the xorg-upgrade
program that is used to move a bunch of x11 files to new places for the
7.x version.


> More information is available in the script man page.
> -- WXS

Bob Willcox                      A lack of planning on your part does
bob at immure.com                   not constitute an emergency on my part.
Austin, TX                          

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