mtree error on pointy hat and no clue how to fix it

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Nov 21 21:00:16 GMT 2005

On Mon, Nov 21, 2005 at 09:21:23PM +0100, Bartosz Fabianowski wrote:
> Hi all
> A couple of days ago, my first port got committed. And already, I am 
> having a problem with it that I don't know how to fix. I am hoping that 
> some more experienced porter reading this list can point me in the right 
> direction.
> Pointyhat is complaining that the port does not deinstall cleanly. And 
> sure enough, build logs show some stale files remaining after deinstall 
> - see the build logs for i386-6-latest and i386-7-latest here:
> However, the files that are remaining are in *no way* being installed by 
> my port. They seem to be XFree86 stuff (which is odd, 6.x and 7.x both 
> default to and locales not included in FreeBSD's mtree.
> Could it be that some dependency is not deinstalling cleanly? But in 
> this case, shouldn't the error be showing up in all ports that have this 
> dependency - as in, all ports using X11?
> I really have no clue how I am supposed to fix this in my port. It 
> definitely does not show up on my own 6-STABLE system.
> Any help is appreciated.

Your port says


but it installs in /usr/local.

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