Ready to merge?

Florent Thoumie flz at
Sat May 19 11:54:50 UTC 2007

Matthew D. Fuller wrote:
> On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 06:11:47PM -0400 I heard the voice of
> Joe Marcus Clarke, and lo! it spake thus:
>> 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.
> What about those who have X11BASE a symlink into (not onto) LOCALBASE?
> % ll /usr/X11R6
> lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  11 May 12  1999 /usr/X11R6@ -> local/X11R6

This falls into the non-standard-configuration category, so you're
expected to tweak to do what you want.

This may sound a bit harsh but we can't possibly support every marginal

Easy way:

# rm /usr/X11R6 && mkdir /usr/X11R6 && mv /usr/local/X11R6/* /usr/X11R6/

[...] and let do the job for you

Florent Thoumie
flz at
FreeBSD Committer

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