Gnome port forcing Apache 2.0 on me during install

Michael C. Shultz ringworm01 at
Thu Dec 15 11:12:46 PST 2005

On Thursday 15 December 2005 10:32, Wes Santee wrote:
> Greetings,
> I run Apache 1.3+ssl on a computer that I'm installing Gnome 2.12.2 via
> the meta-port in x11/gnome2.  As part of that install, it builds and
> installs www/gnome-user-share.  *That* port forces the www/apache20 port
> upon me.
> Since my version of Apache conflicts with the version it wants,
> portmanager dutifully uninstalls my version and installs 2.0 in an
> unconfigured state.
> Seems to me there should be some sort of warning, opt-out choice, or
> choice to pick a different http server (if gnome-user-share permits it)
> before doing this to a user.  There are a lot of http servers listed and
> maintained in the ports tree.
> Are my only options to either suck it up and configure Apache 2.0 for my
> ~ machine, or ditch gnome-user-share and tell portmanager to never
> install it so I can run the web server I want?
> Cheers,
> -Wes

The only gnome port I can find that as that port as a dependency is 
x11/gnome2-power-tools, not x11/gnome2.


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