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Date:      Sun, 15 Mar 2009 10:06:52 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Keith Seyffarth <weif@weif.net>
To:        Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: issues in XFCE 4.6
Message-ID:  <20090315160652.AB8A0A27F4@maxine.cjones.org>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.0903141611490.50537@wonkity.com> (message from Warren Block on Sat, 14 Mar 2009 16:19:18 -0600 (MDT))
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> That -k option to make is unnecessary and possibly bad.  Stop using it 
> for now.

Well, it doesn't really sound like it is *good*, but I was just trying
to get X to install again. Thanks for the warning, though.

> cd /usr/ports/x11/xorg
> make clean

OK, it cleans everything

> make config-recursive
> (choose configuration for everything)

Should there have been some kind of user interaction here? A series of
questions? A screen with boxes to X for different options? What I got
was:

# make config-recursive
===> Setting user-specified options for xorg-7.4 and dependencies
#

It took about 5 minutes, but there was no prompt for input...

> make install

Same problem. The syntax is a little different from make than from
portinstall, but it's the same error. XORG can't install because
XORG-drivers can't install because xf86-video-via can't install.

> > Anyone have another suggestion? At this point, I need to get X
> > installed so I can even consider a window manager.
> 
> Instead of waiting for the ports to build, install the package:
> 
> pkg_add -r xorg

That's not working either:

# pkg_add xorg
pkg_add: can't stat package file 'xorg'
# pkg_add -r xorg
Error: FTP Unable to get ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6.0-release/Latest/xorg.tbz: File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access) pkg_add: unable to fetch 'ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6.0-release/Latest/xorg.tbz' by URL

Keith



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