ekiga conflict

Sandor Z Nemeth nemeths at for.mat.bham.ac.uk
Mon May 29 02:00:02 PDT 2006

Hello Szilveszter,

I do not have the whole gnome desktop installed, since I am not using it. 
I am using only IceWM and ratpoison as graphical interfaces. However, if 
the only solution is to install the whole gnome desktop I will do it.


On Mon, 29 May 2006, Ádám Szilveszter wrote:

> Hello Sandor,
> Sandor Z Nemeth írta:
>> Hi,
>> I tried to install "ekiga" (former "gnomemeeting") from ports on
>> FreeBSD
>> 6.0. A needed dependency for it is "avahi". However, "avahi" is in
>> conflict with "howl" which needs to be deinstalled (I am talled that
>> this
>> is because the two programs install files in the same place). This is
>> really bad
>> since "howl" is needed for the following installed packages:
> <...>
>> Does anybody know how to solve this conflict?
> I think that you will need to recompile your gnome desktop so that the
> ports that used to depend on howl will now pick up the avahi
> dependency instead.
> Best regards,
> Szilveszter
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