x11-wm/awesome ports dependencies

Ricardo Jesus ricardo.meb.jesus at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 14:13:36 UTC 2009

Andrey Zhidenkov wrote:
> I've tried to install awesome 3.3.4, but 'make install clean' failed. I found
> that awesome needs xcblib >= 1.4, but I had version 1.2 installed.
> I had ro deinstall libxcb manually (cd /usr/ports/x11/libxcb && make deinstall && make install clean),
> after that awesome was comlied OK. Now I have a question - is it incorrect port dependencies or
> I've just don't understand something? Maybe port doesn't upgrade automaticcaly, if it already installed?
> Thank you.
Did you upgrade your ports tree?

Also have a look at portmaster.

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