prevent ports from reinstalling XFree86

Eric Anholt eta at
Thu Jun 24 06:21:00 GMT 2004

On Wed, 2004-06-23 at 11:16, Peter Ulrich Kruppa wrote:
> Hi!
> I am quite happily running xorg for about a week now.
> What would be the recommended way to prevent ports from 
> reinstalling XFree86?

Well, new ports shouldn't be reinstalling XFree86 things if you've got
all the xorg bits installed.  But to really clean up the mess, we need a
switch in, respected by those ports that currently depend on
XFree86 bits, to depend on instead.  Unfortunately my time at the
moment is filled with work and preparing for usenix, so I can't do it
quite yet.  I invite anyone to beat me to it.  Please?

Eric Anholt                                eta at          anholt at

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