x11-toolkits/py-gnome-extras dependency

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Sun Jul 16 02:30:25 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-07-15 at 20:58 -0500, Lars Eighner wrote:
> I have a 6.1 system.  I attempted to upgrade gnome, which according
> to UPDATING did not this time require the upgrade script.  This
> was pretty hairy with portupgrade -a, but almost everything worked
> out.  However several upgrades were skipped because the build of
> x11-toolkits/py-gnome-extras failed.  It failed because it thinks
> (as of tonight, Saturday) that it depends on libgda2.  But libgda2
> fails because libgda3 is installed and libgda2 thinks it should not
> install over libgda3.  Libgda3 cannot be removed because it is required
> by several more-coreish-looking gnome ports.
> Is it possible the dependency is wrong in x11-toolkits/py-gnome-extras?

The dependency is correct.  libgda3 is experimental, and its development
has been inconsistent.  All ports with depend on libgda3 have either an
optional dependency, or are unstable themselves.  If you remove libgda3,
then rebuild those ports which depended on it, you can get libgda2


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