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Date:      Wed, 25 Mar 2009 08:45:44 +0300 (EAT)
From:      Peter Koinange <peter.koinange@ke.wananchi.com>
To:        Tim Judd <tajudd@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Fbsd1 <fbsd1@a1poweruser.com>
Subject:   Re: installing ports xorg
Message-ID:  <19418248.61237960056299.JavaMail.KHOI-LAPTOP$@khoi-laptop>
In-Reply-To: <1237701863.47868.2.camel@t60.local.zz>

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Tim, 

Looks like perhaps your ports tree is bad, I suggest you install the full ports tree and try and build from source

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----- "Tim Judd" <tajudd@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 2009-03-22 at 14:00 +0800, Fbsd1 wrote:
> > Tim Judd wrote:
> > > I'm getting ZERO feedback when I install the xorg metaport,
> updated
> > > ports tree today.
> > > 
> > > # cd /usr/ports/x11/xorg
> > > # make install
> > > # 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > So what am i missing?
> > > 
> > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/x-install.html
> > > tells me to install this port.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > I even deleted /var/db/pkg/* and /var/db/ports/* to try to hook it
> to
> > > install...  Retrying the above install every time.  Nothing
> works.
> > > 
> > > What to do?
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Thanks....
> > > 
> > it will take many many hours to compile. If you read more in
> handbook it 
> > also says you can install the package version which should only take
> 30 
> > minutes.
> > 
> > pkg_add -r xorg
> > 
> 
> that doesn't answer my original question.  I'm not interested in your
> solution here, I want to build from source.
> 
> And I can take the many hours, i'm setting up a machine before it's
> necessity and need to use it isn't now...
> 
> 
> Again, why doesn't the port install correctly?
> 
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