Gnome ports messed up (dependency loops)

Michael Johnson ahze at freebsd.org
Fri Apr 4 17:01:39 UTC 2008


On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 12:51 PM, Jeremy Messenger <mezz7 at cox.net> wrote:

> On Fri, 04 Apr 2008 11:40:55 -0500, Christopher Arnold <chris at arnold.se>
> wrote:
>
>
> >
> > On Fri, 4 Apr 2008, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> >
> >  On Fri, 04 Apr 2008 11:24:12 -0500, Christopher Arnold <chris at arnold.se>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > >  On Fri, 4 Apr 2008, Denise H. G. wrote:
> > > >
> > > >  Christopher Arnold <chris at arnold.se> writes:
> > > > >
> > > > >  On Fri, 4 Apr 2008, Denise H. G. wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > >  Clint Olsen <clint.olsen at gmail.com> writes:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >  After a few days of portupgrading and cussing, I got things
> > > > > > > > updated, but
> > > > > > > > portupgrade takes eons because of these messages:
> > > > > > > >  ===>   Registering installation for eel-2.22.1
> > > > > > > > pkg_create: dependency loop detected for package
> > > > > > > > libgnomeui-2.22.01:x11-toolkits/libgnomeui
> > > > > > > > pkg_create: dependency loop detected for package
> > > > > > > > gnome-desktop-2.22.0:x11/gnome-desktop
> > > > > > > > pkg_create: dependency loop detected for package
> > > > > > > > gnome-desktop-2.22.0:x11/gnome-desktop
> > > > > > > > ===>  Cleaning for eel-2.22.1
> > > > > > > >  Of course, nothing here tells me what is precisely looping.
> > > > > > > >  Is it an
> > > > > > > > immediate loop or indirect loop?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >  Manually run 'pkgdb -Fu'. It might help.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >  Following the information in /usr/pors/UPDATING takes care of
> > > > > > the
> > > > > > dependency loop...
> > > > > > (And yes it includes pkgdb -Ff)
> > > > > >  So it got me further, but i still have issues with compoiling
> > > > > > gnome2,
> > > > > > gnome2-power-tools and evince.
> > > > > >  I belive evince is the showstopper here with:
> > > > > > checking for gsapi_new_instance in -lgs... no
> > > > > > configure: error: You need libgs in order to compile libspectre
> > > > > >  Am i the only one? Or is everyone else also waiting for a final
> > > > > > update
> > > > > > taking care of this?
> > > > > >
> > > > >  I don't have problems compiling libspectre or evince. Have you
> > > > > updated
> > > > > your ports tree to the latest? My box is 7-STABLE/amd64.
> > > > >
> > > > >  Yes it is libspectre haveing a hard time to compile, evince and
> > > > gnome depend on it.
> > > >  Yes a completly fresh ports from today and im running on 6.3-STABLE
> > > > from March the 16'th.
> > > >
> > >
> > > Show us the output of 'pkg_info -IX ghostscript'.
> > >
> > >  ghostscript-gnu-7.07_17 GNU Postscript interpreter
> >
>
> It explains... ahze only has change in ghostscript-gpl to enable with
> library by default. Is there any reason why you don't use ghostscript-gpl
> instead (/usr/ports/UPDATING at 20070405)? If you want to keep
> ghostscript-gnu, try to reinstall it with WITH_SHLIB. I personal don't know
> if libspectre will work with ghostscript-gnu.


it won't build. you must use ghostscript-gpl

Michael


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>
> Cheers,
> Mezz
>
>         /Chris
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