On Sun, 4 Oct 1998, Jordan K. Hubbard wrote:
# > Hmm... I don't think this is right. You must make sure you
# > have the latest config files for XFree86. Shared libraries
# > are now handled automagically in an ELF world provided you
# > have the latest cruft. The "if a.out make link" stuff was
# Please define "latest cruft" :-)
# If by that you mean the x11/XFree86 port then we're in biiiiiiiig
# trouble until this gets handed back more officially to the XFree86
# Project since I and 99% of the rest of the FreeBSD world will be
# installing X from the FreeBSD-3.0 binary distribution under
# pub/XFree86 on ftp.cdrom.com, not from the ports collection.
Yes that's what I mean. David Dawes submitted most of the
patches (well he at least reviewed the ones that he didn't
write). The config files are required to follow the "major
number with no minor number" ELF port guidelines.
# - Jordan