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Date:      Fri, 30 Aug 2002 18:26:21 +1200
From:      Jonathan Chen <>
To:        Pookie <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Portupgrade + XFree86 (repetative i know)
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In-Reply-To: <000001c24fe8$3c518e60$0100a8c0@pookie>
References:  <000001c24fe8$3c518e60$0100a8c0@pookie>

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On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 10:43:48PM -0700, Pookie wrote:
> I know this has been asked before but I don't remember the answer so ill
> ask. I heard portupgrade cannot properly handle upgrading XFree86. IS
> this true? And if so how would I go about upgrading

In my opinion, it shouldn't be used when upgrading from XFree86-3 to
XFree86-4. If you're doing this, you really need to remove /usr/X11R6
and rebuild all your X11-related ports.

Using portupgrade to upgrade within Xfree86-4 (eg 4.1 -> 4.2) works fine.

Jonathan Chen <>
                        "Irrationality is the square root of all evil"
                                                  - Douglas Hofstadter

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