no text in gnome after portuprade

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Thu Aug 5 15:02:26 PDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-08-05 at 17:54, Scott Lambert wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 12:27:10PM -0700, Tony Montana wrote:
> > No text under icons or under folders or in actual text
> > files after doing a portupgrade. any ideas how to
> > correct this problem?
> When this happenned to me, I forced a portupgrade of some font related
> package, IIRC.  You could always use the big hammer:
> portupgrade -fr gnome*
> I may have used the big hammer myself.  My gnome stuff seems to have
> been updated about all on about the same day.
> Hmm, scrollkeeper is jogging my memory.  Something was messed up with
> the permissions of the /var/db/scroollkeeper stuff or maybe it was
> a corruption of some sort.  When I was watching what happenned with
> portupgrade and backtracking the ports that failed it all came back
> to scrollkeeper somehow.  I think I blew away some of the files in
> /var/db/scroolkeeper/TOC then portupgrade -f'd scroolkeeper.

This problem is almost always related to binaries being linked to
multiple versions of pango.  A portupgrade -rf pango should clean things


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