HEADS UP: xorg 7.2 ready for testing

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Fri May 11 18:45:41 UTC 2007

On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 11:18:25AM -0400, Andrew Partan wrote:
> On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 08:38:30PM -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > >   http://people.freebsd.org/~kris/ports-xorg-7.2.tbz
> The upgrade worked fine on a 6.2 amd64 server with ports last updated
> on 2007-05-02.  I created packages with portupgrade -p.
> There were some minor problems, but I don't consider them failures.
> The mergebase.sh script found these files in /usr/X11R6 (in addition
> to man/whatis):
> 	./share/applications/mimeinfo.cache
> 	./share/gnome/applications/mimeinfo.cache
> 	./share/mime/XMLnamespaces
> 	./share/mime/aliases
> 	./share/mime/globs
> 	./share/mime/magic
> 	./share/mime/mime.cache
> 	./share/mime/subclasses
> These were all subsets of existing files in /usr/local.  i.e.: a
> diff /usr/X11R6/XX /usr/local/XX showed only new lines added to the
> file in /usr/local.  I deleted all of them from /usr/X11R6 and ran
> the mergebase.sh script again.

Yes, this is correct.  It would be good to add these to the wiki.

> When I created the INDEX, there were some warnings:
> 	test3# portsdb -U
> 	Updating the ports index ... Generating INDEX.tmp - please wait..
> 	Warning: Duplicate INDEX entry: freeciv-gtk2-2.0.8_3
> 	Warning: Duplicate INDEX entry: cvsup-without-gui-16.1h_3
> 	Warning: Duplicate INDEX entry: mod_rpaf-ap2-0.5

This is normal too.

> Minor quibble - the mergebase.sh script put its backup into /usr/tmp,
> I would have expected /var/tmp or some other already existing
> directory.

Hmm, I guess lesi chose /usr because /var typically is small.  On the
other hand, now that we're running the merge after the rebuild the
size of the backup should be small.

> Note to self - remember to create ports/packages before creating
> packages with portupgrade -p so that the packages are put into the
> right place.


Thanks for the feedback!


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