defunct metacity-setup haunts my dependency list of gnome2
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Mon Nov 24 23:59:58 PST 2003
On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 02:53, Dorin H wrote:
> What is the correct way to solve the dependency
> problem in this case?
> cvsup 2003.11.24, 11:00PM EDT (no refuse); make
> index; portsdb -u
> portversion -R gnome2
> shows a pesky dependency to metacity-setup. There is
> no folder for the port, no package installed,
> portupgrade fails. I tried the the process twice.
> Variations: I installed the package (pkg_add), but no
> change (the port files are still missing and there is
> only an empty package on FreeBSD ports webpage...). I
> remove the package, nothing. Tried with pkgdb -F,
> failed each attempt.
> Finally, the solution:
> manually change the +CONTENTS file from
> /var/db/pkg/gnome2-2.2.0/ to comment out the damn
> metacity-setup dependency...
> For the future, what would the the correct solution to
> troubleshot this?
pkg_deinstall -fO metacity-setup
Then, run pkgdb -F, and delete the dependency.
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