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Re: Getting tired of 5.3

From: Guillermo Garcia Rojas <garciarojas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 12:48:36 -0600

On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 18:31:01 +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 14, 2004 at 10:42:17AM -0600, Guillermo Garcia Rojas wrote:
>> I updated to 5.3 from 4.10 and it was hell, all my ports broke because of
>> /lib/libm.so.2 and the version bumped to libm.so.3, so I installed 5.3
>> from scratch. I don't want to pass for the same on moving to DragonFly. Is
>> this going to broke all the ports too if I move to DragonFly?
> Coming from FreeBSD 5.3, you will have to recompile / reinstall.
> If you upgrade from 4.10, you don't need to rebuild normal applications,
> just those depending on OS near parts (e.g. programs dealing with process
> lists, CAM etc.). If / when the threading work for userland starts, there
> will definitely be a libc major bump, which will be used to clean up some
> cruft too and prepare a better future handling.
>> On the other hand, I have trouble on compiling libgtop2 port on DF, but I
>> can live without it, and X.org does not recognize the wheel on my mouse (I
>> use the same XF86Config file in both FreeBSD and DF.
> Does the wheel mouse work in FreeBSD 4.10? Does it work if you use XFree86
> and not X.org?

The wheel works fine on 4.10 and now on 5.3 but not in X.org on DF, I've
not tried in Xfree under DF.
> Joerg

Thanks to you and Matt, I think I will move all my stuff to my DragonFly
box or start from scratch as Matt says. 

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