Ready to merge?

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Fri May 18 22:11:54 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-18 at 17:29 -0400, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> I think we are in a good shape to merge to CVS.  Some additional notes
> should be added to UPDATING:
> * Update the module path if you are going to keep the same xorg.conf
> * If you run into problems running the new server, try moving aside
> your xorg.conf and letting X autocreate it (this will happen
> automatically when launching the server).
> * make sure you have the x11/xorg metaport installed; some people do
> not have it instaled on 6.9 and consequently miss out on a lot of the
> new xorg 7.2 sub-ports.
> * Change the 'portsdb -U' to 'cd /usr/ports; make index' to work
> around a weird portupgrade bug.
> * linux-realplayer and acroread7 need a bump if they didnt already get
> one
> * Note to users of gstreamer ports that they also require special
> steps to upgrade: change the 'portupgrade -a' step to
> portupgrade -a -x 'gstreamer*'
> then once this completes do:
> portupgrade -Rr 'gstreamer*'
> Are you aware of any other remaining issues?

Perhaps you want to mention that if X11BASE is a file system, then
mergebase will not work properly.  X11BASE would have to unmounted after
backing up and merging contents, but before X11BASE is removed and the
symlink is created.


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