cannot install: Unknown component no.

Sam Lawrance boris at
Sun Apr 8 13:16:13 UTC 2007

On 08/04/2007, at 2:13 PM, Dan Reinholz wrote:

> I'm not sure how this happened, but when I try to
> install almost any port, dolphin for example, I have
> this problem:
> bsd# cd /usr/ports/x11-fm/dolphin
> bsd# make install
> ===>  dolphin-0.8.2 cannot install: Unknown component
> no.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/x11-fm/dolphin.
> portmaster is a little bit more revealing:
> bsd# portmaster x11-fm/dolphin
> ===>>> Gathering distinfo list for installed ports
> ===>>> Port directory: /usr/ports/x11-fm/dolphin
> ===>>> This port is marked IGNORE:
> ===>>> cannot install: Unknown component no
> ===>>> If you are sure you can build it, remove the
>        IGNORE line in the Makefile and try again.
> I don't know where the IGNORE is coming from, but it's
> a big problem that won't let me install or update most
> software. I really appreciate any help.

Do you have something unusual set to the value "no"?

For example, something like USE_GNOME=no in /etc/make.conf or set in  
your environment?

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