[nycbug-talk] pkgng question

Glen Barber gjb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 19 10:28:21 EDT 2013

On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 10:08:47AM -0400, Mark Saad wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 9:59 AM, Glen Barber <gjb at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 09:52:44AM -0400, Mark Saad wrote:
> >> All
> >>  I am wondering if there is a way to prevent a pkg from being updated.
> >> For example, i want to build a port with custom options that the pkgng
> >> repos will not support, and therefore
> >> when I run pkg update && pkg upgrade I do not want it to upgrade my
> >> custom package.  I cant find any way to do this. Any ideas ?
> >>
> >
> > Tricky question to answer without more info.  What is the port you
> > customize?
> >
> > Glen
> >
> Glen in my case I use x11/slim build from ports. The current pkg in
> http://mirrors.nycbug.org/pub/PC-BSD/packages/9.1-RELEASE/amd64/ has
> some issue with intel video using KMS. Slim starts but when it trys to
> switch to the wm it hangs up and restarts. I am not sure what the
> issue is and I would like to rebuild and test out some things. If I
> remove slim and go back to "startx" as my user there is no issue
> starting X with my wm.

Hmm.  I use x11/slim with Intel i915kms no problem.  I'd really like to
see the "real" problem fixed in this case then.

For KMS to work, iirc, you need WITH_NEW_XORG and WITH_KMS in make.conf;
do you have these?


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