eighner at io.com
Sun Jul 16 03:27:02 UTC 2006
On Sat, 15 Jul 2006, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> 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
Well it appears the ports that depend on libgda3 are
gnumeric will not build with libgda2.
gnome2-office will not build without gnumeric.
So it would appear to me that I am caught in a crossfire in a war
between (or possibly among) port maintainers.
I cannot believe I have spent a week on this and it cannot
be completed because of a petty little ego conflict. I should have
know this would happen when the religious right faction managed
to oust Beastie.
eighner at io.com lars at larseighner.com
8800 N IH35 APT 1191 AUSTIN TX 78753-5266
More information about the freebsd-ports