xterm conflicts with xorg-clients

Mike Hernandez sequethin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 18:34:56 GMT 2005

On  Mon, Nov 14, 2005 at 10:24:45AM -0800, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> New releases of xterm are made far more often than full X11
> releases, so it makes more sense I guess.  Every time a new
> version of xterm is out, you don't really need to download &
> rebuild monster-tarballs with all the X11 sources.  A simple
> portupgrade invocation takes care of updating just xterm:
>     # portupgrade -vuN xterm
> That's probably why it's a separate port.

Thanks for the quick and concise reply. It made sense to me to
have the xorg-clients and server parts as separate pacakges,
but I couldn't figure out why xterm would be alone. Now I have
an idea :)


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