FreeBSD 6.2 with Xorg 7.3

James jamesh at
Thu Nov 1 16:39:24 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 21:56 +0000, Tino Engel wrote:

> Unfortunately portsnap fetch has performed an upgrade to xorg-7.3_1 for 
> RELENG_6_2.
> I do not trust this at all. I would bet doing a portupgrade would break xorg 
> more or less irreversibly. I have already gone through this trying to upgrade 
> to RELENG_7.
> Is there a poosiblilty to revert the upgrade of the ports tree back to the 
> stable version?
> >
> > Isn't the default X11BASE for 6.2 still on /usr/X11R6/  I thought it
> > still was, then you will run into trouble again when you are going to
> > update Xorg again in the future. So I think you will need a
> > X11BASE=${LOCALBASE} in /etc/make.conf

Suck it up and do the upgrade. 6.9->7.2 was moderately difficult, but
with the new whizzy modular Xorg, it's only a one or two command job.

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