X.org 7.2 ports merged into the FreeBSD Ports Tree

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Sat May 19 22:57:36 UTC 2007

On Sat, May 19, 2007 at 03:10:07PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> Peter Jeremy wrote:
> >I presume there will be followup commits at some stage to fix
> >src/etc/defaults/rc.conf src/etc/defaults/periodic.conf and
> >src/etc/login.conf
> I presume that by "fix" you mean "remove X11R6 related stuff." My vote 
> (as someone deeply interested in /etc and especially rc.d related 
> issues) would be that it be changed in 7-current soonish, and not 
> changed in RELENG_6 at all. Given that by default there will be 
> /usr/X11R6 symlinks for the foreseeable future, I don't see any harm 
> in leaving the status quo as is in RELENG_6, and I see potential POLA 
> violations if we don't.

There are a couple of things that do need to be fixed swiftly,
e.g. the duplicate periodic directories /usr/X11R6 and /usr/local will
mean that periodic scripts run twice.  The mergebase script takes care
of this for upgrades but new installations need the change too.


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