Help wanted doing some xorg-* updates

Chris Jones jonesc at
Sat Aug 25 21:33:52 UTC 2018


As its one of the ports i use most, i do have an interest in keeping it updated. Are the updates you have so far somewhere if git, in a branch ? If so I will also take a look when I can.


> On 24 Aug 2018, at 10:57 pm, Perry E. Metzger <perry at> wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Aug 2018 08:50:09 -0400 "Perry E. Metzger"
> <pmetzger at> wrote:
>> I've done a boatload of updates on the xorg stuff so far. I intend
>> to do the remaining "easy" ones. After that, I am going to try
>> tackling the xorg-server one, though I feel a bit uncomfortable
>> given how involved it is.
> Presuming the livecheck mechanism is working correctly, I have now
> updated all the x11/xorg* ports _except_ for xorg-server.
> I'd still like someone to help me with xorg-server. Touching it
> worries me, but there's a boatload of CVEs against our version and
> leaving it as is seems like a bad move.
> If anyone is willing to help, please do get in touch. Otherwise I'm
> going to try to do it on my own.
> Perry
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> Perry E. Metzger        perry at

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