ports + pkg_install - confusion over what's installed

Yuri Pankov yuri.pankov at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 15:47:42 PST 2009

On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 03:13:18PM -0800, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> Hi guys,
>     I just tried to pull in audio/py-flac to see what the build errors
> are, but unfortunately it doesn't let me get too far in the build. I'm
> greeted by this error:
> ===>  Installing for flac-1.2.1
> ===>   Generating temporary packing list
> ===>  Checking if audio/flac already installed
> ===>   flac-1.2.1 is already installed
>       You may wish to ``make deinstall'' and install this port again
>       by ``make reinstall'' to upgrade it properly.
>       If you really wish to overwrite the old port of audio/flac
>       without deleting it first, set the variable "FORCE_PKG_REGISTER"
>       in your environment or the "make install" command line.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/audio/flac.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/audio/py-flac.
>     I'm used to this occurring with stuff that I've already installed
> on my machine, and subsequently am attempting to reinstall, but I'm
> not used to seeing this when
>     Does anyone else see this and can they possibly provide a cluebat
> on where to look to fix this issue (I have an idea from pkg_install's
> end, but not the port Makefile's end...)?
>     This was a package marked IGNORE.
> Thanks,
> -Garrett

FLAC shlib version is 8 now, py-flac LIB_DEPENDS line should be updated
accordingly (otherwise it will try to install FLAC again to get
libFLAC.so.7 and fail as it's already installed).


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