New installation of xorg 7.2 from ports

Niclas Zeising niclas.zeising at
Sun May 20 15:43:36 UTC 2007

Bruce Cran wrote:
> Are there any manual steps necessary to install xorg 7.2 on a machine 
> without an existing installation?
> I did a "make install" in /usr/ports/x11/xorg and got the following error:
> ...
> ===> Registering installation for libdrm-2.3.0
> ===> Returning to build of dri-6.5.3,2
> ===> dri-6.5.3,2 depends on shared library: X11.6 - not found
> ===> Verifying install for X11.6 in /usr/ports/x11/xorg/xorg-libraries
> Read /usr/ports/UPDATING for the procedure to upgrade to xorg 7.2.
> *** Error code 1
> It looks like that message gets displayed if XORG_UPGRADE and 
> PACKAGE_BUILDING are undefined.  Since this isn't an upgrade do I still 
> need to set XORG_UPGRADE anyway?
> -- 
> Bruce Cran

Yes, that's the case. At least if i remember correctly. It's just to 
avoid a certain amount of foot-shooting.  You also should symlink 
/usr/X11R6 to /usr/local.

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