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Re: converting to native xorg

On Fri, 24 Oct 2008 14:51:05 -0400 (EDT)
"Jared D. McNeill" <> wrote:

> On Fri, 24 Oct 2008, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > I'm converting a system from pkgsrc xorg to native xorg.  When I
> > try to run firefox, I get this:
> >
> > Fontconfig warning: no <cachedir> elements found. Check
> > configuration. Fontconfig warning: adding
> > <cachedir>/var/cache/fontconfig</cachedir> Fontconfig warning:
> > adding <cachedir>~/.fontconfig</cachedir>
> >
> > followed by a core dump.  Presumably, there's some old configuration
> > lying around that I need to zap.
> You are missing the xetc.tgz set, or the one you have installed is
> out of date.
Actually, though it was pilot error, it was more elementary than that
-- I'd forgotten to run etcupdate.  There were an amazingly large
number of places that referred to X11R6...

That's working; now to figure out why X forwarding isn't working...

                --Steve Bellovin,

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