FreeBSD did it again (still)

Jim Ohlstein jim at
Wed Jul 5 20:36:27 UTC 2017


On 07/05/2017 07:54 PM, Baho Utot wrote:
> Up graded an old laptop from 10.1 to 11.0-p10.  I then checked out the
> latest quarterly ports.  I figured that FreeBSD would barf and I was not
> disappointed.   Built the ports with synth and then I installed them, 
> xorg promptly shit itself.
> So I typed pkg autoremove just for shits and giggles.  Before the
> upgrade pkg autoremove did nothing ( nothing to remove ) the latest pkg
> wanted to remove all of Xorg and some other things but not remove
> lumina.  Figure that one out.
> Working on figuring this out.

I'm trying to figure out why your email is time stamped at Date: Wed, 5
Jul 2017 19:54:10 -0400 which hasn't occurred yet, but that's just me...

> Can you tell me why FreeBSD doesn't need versioned ports again? I am
> just looking for something that works, I don't need the last version of
> xyz that just came off the press.
> Thinking I may need to leave FreeBSD and find something that is
> stable/works.  An upgrade from a recent version should not requir days
> to weeks to get it to work.
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