xterm conflicts with xorg-clients

Kent Stewart kstewart at owt.com
Mon Nov 14 19:18:43 GMT 2005

On Monday 14 November 2005 09:48 am, Jeppe Larsen wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Nov 2005 17:22:08 +0000, Alex Zbyslaw wrote:
> > Don't delete any of those dependencies!  If you do then you will
> > probably have to re-install those packages to get the dependencies
> > back.
> >
> > I believe upgrading xorg-clients and then xterm should work, if
> > only that damn xorg-clients port would compile!  I found this link
> > late last night which might help, but haven't tried it myself yet.
> >
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-i386/2005-January/002040
> >.html
> >
> > If you don't want to do all that then you'll have to get the xterm
> > port back to the state it was before cvsup.  Either get it from a
> > backup or try portdowngrade.  Deleting xterm port *was* a bad idea,
> > sorry.  If you had left it alone then you'd be left with working
> > xorg-client and xterm installed and could either chase the fix
> > above at your leisure or wait for someone to fix it officially.
> >
> > Hope that helps,
> >
> > --Alex
> With portdowngrade i managed to install 206 again, so that might be
> settled. It seems that the problem with xorg-client is another
> matter, but this error in the link is from january, and the upgrade
> to 6.8.2_1 is from yesterday??

I found that if I deleted xorg-clients and then xterm, I could reinstall 
xterm and then xorg-clients. I did this from a KDE session. After all 
of this was done, I ran pkgdb -F and it didn't have any problem 
connecting to xterm-206_1.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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