Gamin and fam conflict...
kironsky at grisoft.cz
Thu Apr 13 00:00:30 UTC 2006
David J Brooks wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 April 2006 18:23, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
>>> Deinstall fam and install gamin (or vice-versa, they are functionally the
>>> same.) Then run portsdb -Fu to update dependencies from fam to gamin.
>>> man 1 portsdb for more details.
>> The portsdb won't help, which it's for INDEX stuff. You need to add
>> WITH_FAM_SYSTEM=gamin in make.conf, then do the -o in portupgrade to
>> portupgrade -f -o devel/gamin fam-\*
>> If you arleady uninstall fam, then no need to use portupgrade and run kgdb
> My mistake.. pkgdb -fu (not portsdb -fu) is what I was thinking of. I used to
> get the same conflict,. I think between firefox and gramps, and I would just
> install whichever one was asking to be installed right over the other.
> Unfortunately, that method had a tendency to break other packages. Changing
> fam dependents to gamin dependency solved the problem for me. KDE (which
> wants fam) works just fine with gamin instead.
One last question. Is it actually pkgdb -fu or pkgdb -Fu?
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