Yahoo! and GAIM
Andrew L. Gould
algould at datawok.com
Sat Jan 10 01:21:01 PST 2004
On Friday 09 January 2004 10:23 pm, Jonathan T. Sage wrote:
> Eric F Crist wrote:
> > Hello people.
> > I used to think IM clients were passe and childish, until I tried to go
> > without. I found that there are a lot of business associates and friends
> > that use it, and it makes life a lot easier. So, alas, I've been using
> > GAIM as a one-stop shop. However, Yahoo! changed their protocol again
> > this morning, so I can't log in. I tried to download their freebsd port
> > (which THEY wrote) and I get the following errors when I try to install
> > it with pkg_add:
> > nomad# pkg_add fbsd4.ymessenger.tgz
> > pkg_add: could not find package gtk-1.2.3 !
> > pkg_add: could not find package glib-1.2.3 !
> > pkg_add: could not find package XFree86-3.3.6 !
> > pkg_add: could not find package gdk-pixbuf-0.8.0 !
> > pkg_add: could not find package gettext-0.11.1_1 !
> > nomad#
> > Does anyone have a fix for this? This GAIM password thing is new this
> > morning, I've done searches, and there isn't a fix yet. It's even
> > discussed on the Yahoo! groups for Unix clients.
> > TIA
> These errors are caused because pkg_add cannot find the listed
> prerequisites. Install those and it should work fine.
Doing a 'pkg_add -n' on the ymessenger package at the FreeBSD ftp site reveals
that the package/dependencies have been updated. Have you tried using the
FreeBSD package or port?
Best of luck,
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