Properly installing the XFree86 4.3.0 port on Freebsd 5
sandshrimp at attbi.com
Wed Apr 2 14:07:43 PST 2003
Bborie Park wrote:
>I've been trying to install the X 4.3.0 Port on a full install of FreeBSD 5
>Release. In regards to my attempts at installing, I've got several questions.
>1. By default, the initial full install puts XFree86 4.2.0 on the system.
>How do I properly overwrite/uninstall this so that 4.3.0 can replace it?
>When I use 'make install clean' in the XFree86-4 port and examine using
>pkg_version, there are two XFree86s.
>2. A little more desperate. How do I properly install the 4.3.0 port? I've
>tried numerous times in XFree86-4 as well as its client, libraries, server
>and fonts directories and every time it fails.
>Any help/advice would be great.
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1. Use portupgrade (1) . Read the man page.
2. Try updating imake first.
3. Subscribe to freebsd-current. There have been a number of threads
along this line.
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