Portupgrade, XFree86, and Gnome
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Thu May 1 08:43:48 PDT 2003
On Thu, 2003-05-01 at 11:30, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> I've looked but have been unable to find an answer to my question. Can I
> use portupgrade to upgrade XWindows related components while XWindows is
> running? For example, I use the Gnome desktop. If I open a terminal window
> on the desktop, can I upgrade Gnome and XFree86 related items that need
> updating in this window? Or is it required that I exit my desktop session,
> kill gdm, and then kill XFree86 and run portupgrade from a console session?
> Or maybe this isn't required but preferred? I'm confused.
I portupgrade GNOME and X components while logged into X all the time.
You shouldn't have a problem.
> Thanks for any insight.
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