PAckages for XFree86 3.3.5?

Josef Karthauser joe
Tue Sep 21 19:09:13 BST 1999

On Tue, Sep 21, 1999 at 07:00:56PM +0100, Jonathan Belson wrote:
> Hiya
> I want to upgrade my XFree86 installation to a
> newer version so I can use OpenGL acceleration with my
> Riva TNT.
> The thing is, there doesn't seem to be a package of
> XFree86 - I really don't want to have to download the
> entire source tree via a port.
> What are my alternatives?  I don't want to have to
> upgrade to FreeBSD 3.3 yet.  Can I just download the
> XFree86 part of 3.3 bits and untar over the top of
> my curent XFree86 installation?
> C-YA
> Jon

Cook up a new sysinstall:

# cd /usr/src/release/sysinstall
# make depend && make && make install

Then run it:

# /sys/sysinstall

Then install XFree86 as an additional distribution, via

	Configure -> Distributions -> XFree86

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