Upgrading from 6.8.2

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Feb 24 01:23:16 PST 2010

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 02:05:42AM -0500, paul rogers wrote:
> My system(s) is LFS based.  I think it's time to upgrade.  My 6.8.2 is
> <br>monolithic, and I certainly see the advantage of not being required to
> <br>download the whole thing just to get some updated parts, particularly
> <br>as I'm on dial-up still.  :(  But I don't find a need to run SVN or CVS
> <br>locally, and I have access to a high-speed connection from time to time
> <br>for a brief period.  Is there no "bundle" tarball I can download to give
> <br>be 7.4/7.5 all at once?  That I could manage, but downloading scores of
> <br>individual tarballs, not.

wget -r -np http://www.x.org/releases/X11R7.5/src/everything/

That will give you every single tarball in the distribution if you want,
which is effectively the same as downloading the huge tarballs of old.

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