ports/72569: gnuplot installation from ports collection fails

Steve White whitehouseadmin at comcast.net
Tue Oct 12 11:50:27 UTC 2004

>Number:         72569
>Category:       ports
>Synopsis:       gnuplot installation from ports collection fails
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-ports-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Oct 12 11:50:26 GMT 2004
>Originator:     Steve White
>Release:        4.10-RELEASE
faraday# uname -a FreeBSD faraday.ne1.client2.attbi.com 4.10-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.10-RELEASE #0: Tue May 25 22:47:12 GMT 2004     root at perseus.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386

cd /usr/ports/math/octave
make; make install clean

# this lib appears to be a dependency of gnuplot install, which in turn
# is a dependency of the octave install
Unknown, but checking out http://www.pdflib.com leads me to believe it has been superceded by PDFlib-Lite-6.0.0p1.tar.gz.
 >> Attempting to fetch from http://www.pdflib.com/products/pdflib/download/503src/.
 fetch: http://www.pdflib.com/products/pdflib/download/503src/PDFlib-Lite-5.0.3-Unix-src.tar.gz: Not Found
 >> Attempting to fetch from ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/.
 fetch: ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/PDFlib-Lite-5.0.3-Unix-src.tar.gz: File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
 >> Couldn't fetch it - please try to retrieve this
 >> port manually into /usr/ports/distfiles/ and try again.
 *** Error code 1
 Stop in /usr/ports/print/pdflib.
 *** Error code 1
 Stop in /usr/ports/math/gnuplot.
 *** Error code 1
 Stop in /usr/ports/math/octave.

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