Installing and bison conflicts

Hans Lambermont hans at
Tue Jun 19 07:17:30 UTC 2007

Clint Olsen wrote:

> I'm trying to install openoffice, and some sub-portion of the port is
> installing bison2, and later it tries to install bison and then it
> complains about conflicting ports.  How is one supposed to deal with
> sub-port conflicts like these?  Why do we /ever/ allow ports to have
> conflicts with other ports?  That seems broken from the start.

I agree :-) See my proposal (2 Jun 2007 entry) at

   Hans Lambermont

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