fresh install for XFree86-4

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Nov 6 16:28:32 PST 2003

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 08:23:03AM +0800, Sham Khalil wrote:
> hi all,
> how do i do a fresh install for XFree86-4 from the ports tree?
> I had installed a fresh FreeBSD 4.9 Release by ftp a couple days ago. It's
> only a minimal install.  i mounted a my -CURRENT port tree. installed
> cvsup.  i did a cvsup and install portupgrade and links
> i had a XFree86-4-libraries installed when i install links.
> then install XFree86-4-client and XFree86-4-Server and i got this error
> (full error is in the attachment)
> /usr/libexec/elf/ld: bad -rpath option
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /shared/ports/x11-servers/XFree86-4-Server/work/xc/lib/font.
> *** Error code 1
> i reinstalled the libraries and still get this error
> now i have installed almost all ports which begin with XFree86-4.
> how do i install XFreeBSD fresh from port?

cvsup your ports and try again..that was a transient error that has
since been fixed.

The XFree86-4 port installs everything you need to run XFree86 4.x.

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