how do I fix this?

Roland Smith rsmith at
Wed Jun 6 19:42:11 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 03:34:27PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 08:04:35AM +0200, Roland Smith wrote:
> > > 	what I  want to do is get as current as possible and then 
> > > 	install 7.5.  and stay there.
> > 
> > 7.5 what? Do you mean Xorg? Please try and be specific.
> 	FreeBSD-7.5.  pretty sure I saw something about 7.4 being
> 	upgraded to 7.5.

It doesn't look like it. From 
"This will be the last release from the 7-STABLE branch."

7.4 is listed as a "legacy" release of the FreeBSD homepage. The only upcoming
release listed is 9.1 somewhere this year.

> > Portmaster will first recurse through the port and all of its dependencies
> > (if any) to handle any port OPTIONS via the 'make config' interface,
> > before going off on the big build.
> 	one thing ive been doing is de-selection most  of the
> 	options..  the box is my server. we [freebsders] have lost
> 	the desktop 'market' ....  

My desktop and laptop beg to differ. :-) 

UNIX is a toolbox, not an appliance. So it was never meant for the "desktop
market". But that doesn't mean it cannot be used as such.
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