Re: What is this "gi" Python module that x11-toolkits/gtk40 wants?

From: Jan Beich <>
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2022 17:21:16 UTC
David Wolfskill <> writes:

> | Adding test "reftest wrapping-in-boxes-in-boxes.ui"
> | Program python3 (gi) found: NO
> | 
> | testsuite/introspection/ ERROR: python3 is missing modules: gi

"gi" module is provided by

  $ pkg which -qo /usr/local/lib/python*/site-packages/gi/*init*

which is pulled by

  $ pkg query -g %rn py\?\?-gobject3 | xargs pkg query %o

Before trying to build current version (4.8.0) make sure you can build
previous version (4.6.3). Try bisecting by creating a clean build
environment in a jail then slowly replicating until the build fails.