Bad Idea: Using Version Number For Names Of Directories!
nanericwang at hotmail.com
Sat Apr 12 16:36:14 PDT 2003
>From: Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org>
>To: Nan Wang <nwang at uwaterloo.ca>
>CC: nik at FreeBSD.org, portmgr at FreeBSD.org
>Subject: Re: Bad Idea: Using Version Number For Names Of Directories!
>Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 15:17:35 -0700
>On Sat, Apr 12, 2003 at 05:45:36PM -0400, Nan Wang wrote:
> > This morning, Apr 12, I tried to update all my ports with using
> > "portupgrade -ra".
> > I was told that there are three packages should be upgrade:
> > freetype2 2.1.4
> > kde3base 3.1.1a
> > kde3libs 3.1.1a
> > It firstly upgraded freetype2 2.1.3,1 to freetype2 2.1.4, and delete the
> > old version. fine, no problem.
> > And then, nightmare began:
> > When it was trying to upgrade kde3base 3.1.1a, it was interrupted by the
> > bug that it cannot find /var/db/pkg/freetype2 2.1.3,1!!! of coz, it was
> > DELETED!!
> > I could not install 2.1.3,1 since its port was just REVISED!!
> > then, i tried to use "ln -s" to link 2.1.3,1 to 2.1.4, and run
> > again, and stopped somehow. Oh! failed again....
> > i didn't care it too much, and tried to "make install clean" in the last
> > two port.
> > finally,
> > I then run "pkg_version" to check, NOW I HAVE TWO FREETYPE(TWO ARE "="),
> > TWO KDE3BASE(ONE IS "<", ANOTHER IS "=")!!!
> > I totally cannot "startkde" now...
> > somebody help me please.
>Please post the exact errors to ports at FreeBSD.org (this is not a portmgr
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