Subject: Re: How to install Xfree4.1
To: Borchert, IT-IS S254, B <>
From: None <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 06/12/2001 19:50:54
> I do not know what is the best way of migrating to XFREE86 4.1 :
> - deinstall all packages which require X, move /usr/X11R6 to /usr/X11R6.old
>   and compile xfree 4.1 from source after downloading the tar-balls and then
>   reinstall all pkgs from source. I did so and had no problems compiling it on
>   a Cyrix  PR200 MX but I got a problem with xmms package, which wanted a mesa
>   lib to install. I think, mesa is now included in X ?

moving /usr/X11R6 to something else is enough. don't need to deinstall
every package that needs X.

> - install over an existing installation of XFREE 3.3.6. Will all applications work with
>   the new shared libaries ? There may be old files like the several X-Servers, which

for my - everythings work.

>   nobody then needs.
> My system is Netbsd 1.5.1Beta2 on i386