[Fwd: libXext Problems when upgrading ports]

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Mar 8 19:07:40 PST 2004

On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 06:39:15PM -0800, Michael Dunham wrote:
> I'm encountering several ports that are failing upgrades to a "missing 
> libXext" ..  
> The latest is Digikam
> failure listing below:
> checking for IceConnectionNumber in -lICE... yes
> checking for libXext... no
> configure: error: We need a working libXext to proceed. Since
> configure
> can't find it itself, we stop here assuming that make wouldn't
> find
> them either.
> ===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
> Please report the problem to avleeuwen at piwebs.com [maintainer]
> and attach the
> "/home/ports/graphics/digikam/work/digikam-0.6/config.log" inc              
> luding the
> output of the failure of your make command. Also, it might be               
> a good idea to
> provide an overview of all packages installed on your system 
> (                 e.g. an `ls
> /var/db/pkg`).
> *** Error code 1

How about you start by following the advice given to you by the
system? :-)

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