X.org 7.2 ports merged into the FreeBSD Ports Tree

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sat May 19 23:10:42 UTC 2007

Kris Kennaway wrote:
> 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.

periodic should be pretty straightforward, I've no objection if 
someone who knows more about periodic stuff wants to dive in here.



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