updating transmission

Jeremy Messenger mezz.freebsd at gmail.com
Sat Mar 5 15:05:40 UTC 2011

On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 9:01 AM, Barbara <barbara.xxx1975 at libero.it> wrote:
>>----Messaggio originale----
>>On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 8:07 AM, Koop Mast <kwm at rainbow-runner.nl> wrote:
>>> On Sat, 2011-03-05 at 13:59 +0100, Barbara wrote:
>>>> I had troubles upgrading all the transmission ports (except
> www/transmission-
>>>> web).
>>>> I noticed that while upgrading libevent2 has been installed.
>>>> So I had to force the removal of libevent-1.4.14b_2 and after that the
> upgrade
>>>> worked.
>>>> Maybe we need a
>>>> # portupgrade -o devel/libevent2 devel/libevent
>>>> before?
>>>> Barbara
>>> libevent2 isn't 100% API compatibly with libevent. Best thing to do is
>>> stick with libevent. And as far as I see transmission still depends on
>>> libevent
>>Actually, Transmission 2.2x requires libevent2 now.
>>I am not sure what kind of problem that you are seeing? Can you post
>>the error? The libevent and libevent2 aren't conflict as they both
>>have complete different pkg-plist and can be installed as in parallel,
>>so you don't need to do the 'port* -o devel/libevent2 devel/libevent'.
> As far as I can remember, I was getting error similar to the one reported
> here:
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports/2011-March/066288.html
> and in the link inside the message.

I see.. It looks like I will need to change the order of CFLAGS or
whatever in there.

> Anyway in the meanwhile I'll remove and reinstall all the transmission and
> libevent ports to see what happens.

If you also need libevent. Uninstall libevent then install
transmission. After that, reinstall libevent and you should be good to
go. Just for now since I am in Windows 7 and I will leave soon. I will
check more with it tonite or tomorrow.


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