Ready to merge?
kris at obsecurity.org
Fri May 18 22:28:29 UTC 2007
On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 06:11:47PM -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> 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.
Yeah, this is worth mentioning.
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