x11 upgrade from 6.9 fails right at the outset

Gerard gerard at seibercom.net
Mon Mar 10 10:58:45 UTC 2008

On Mon, 10 Mar 2008 04:38:04 -0500 (CDT)
Scott Bennett <bennett at cs.niu.edu> wrote:

>      I'm finally trying to do the upgrade from X.org 6.9 and have run
> into an error right at the beginning.  I'm running FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE
> with the kernel updated to today.  (The rest of the system was last
> updated two or three weeks ago, IIRC.)  The X.org upgrade failure
> looks like this:


> If someone could pass me a clue to getting the upgrade going, I'd
> appreciate it greatly.  Thanks much.

Did you read and follow the instructions in '/usr/ports/UPDATING',
specifically this one:

  AFFECTS: users of Xorg
  AUTHOR: kris at FreeBSD.org

Please read the entire entry and see if that corrects the problem.

gerard at seibercom.net

One of the pleasures of reading old letters is the knowledge that they
need no answer.

	George Gordon, Lord Byron
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