Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 19th May 2007 18:48 UTC, submitted by dolores
FreeBSD Xorg 7.2 has almost been committed to the FreeBSD ports tree. "Within the next 24 hours, the long-awaited update to the X.org 7.2 windowing system will be committed to the ports tree. This upgrade has been 6 months in the making and would not have been possible without the dedicated work of Florent Thoumie, Dejan Lesjak and many others in our army of developers."
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7.2 here...
by J-freebsd_98 on Mon 21st May 2007 00:45 UTC
J-freebsd_98
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2006-01-01

had to add a wm to /usr/local/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc
(commenting out twm)
after adding /x11/xinit and some other stuff
my old 'starx ...' or whatever either retried X11R6's X(org) or ran twm otherwise, without running the following,
discovered by much trial and error (pkg_deleted -f /var/db/pkg/xorg (6.9 lots of, before installing xorg)
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#xinit /usr/local/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc -- /usr/local/lib/Xorg
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^^^^ reason for this post, btw))
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however I consider on this box the Xorg upgrade 'done' (I unfortunately for various reasons do not use portupgrade nor any other recc'd tool) and just the ports to bump. I expect to complete the UPDATING instructions smoothly, however taking several months (as I don't have a lot of time to do it all at once)

Edited 2007-05-21 00:47

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