x11-wm/awesome ports dependencies

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Oct 19 15:09:02 UTC 2009

On Mon, 19 Oct 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.

The 20090123 entry in /usr/ports/UPDATING probably applies.

> 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?

That's correct.  portupgrade and portmaster are popular tools to upgrade 
installed ports.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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