Update of libnotify and libproxy failed

Matthias Andree matthias.andree at gmx.de
Thu Aug 25 08:20:30 UTC 2011

Am 25.08.2011 09:25, schrieb Rainer Hurling:
> I tried to update libnotify and libproxy as described in UPDATING from
> 20110823.
> After successfully building and installing some ports the process stops
> when it tries to build x11-toolkits/py-gnome-desktop:
> ------------------------------------------------
> /bin/sh ../libtool --tag=CC   --mode=link cc -D_REENTRANT -DORBIT2=1
> -I/usr/local/include/evolution-data-server-2.32 -I/usr/local/include
> -I/usr/local/include/ -I/usr/local/include/libxml2
> -I/usr/local/include/gconf/2 -I/usr/local/include/libsoup-2.4
> -I/usr/local/include/glib-2.0 -I/usr/local/include/orbit-2.0
> -I/usr/local/include/pygtk-2.0 -I/usr/local/lib/libffi-3.0.9/include
> -I/usr/local/include/gdk-pixbuf-2.0 -I/usr/local/include/pango-1.0   -O2
> -pipe -fno-strict-aliasing -Wall -std=c9x -module -avoid-version
> -export-symbols-regex initecal -L/usr/local/lib -o ecal.la -rpath
> /usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gtk-2.0/evolution
> ecal_la-ecalmodule.lo ecal_la-override_common.lo
> ecal_la-evo-ecal-environment.lo ecal_la-evo-calendar.lo ecal_la-ecal.lo
> -pthread -L/usr/local/lib -lecal-1.2 -lical -licalss -licalvcal
> -ledataserver-1.2 -lxml2 -lgconf-2 -lsoup-2.4 -lgio-2.0 -lgdk_pixbuf-2.0
> -lpango-1.0 -lm -lgobject-2.0 -lgmodule-2.0 -lgthread-2.0 -lglib-2.0
> grep: /usr/local/lib/libproxy.la: No such file or directory
> sed: /usr/local/lib/libproxy.la: No such file or directory
> libtool: link: `/usr/local/lib/libproxy.la' is not a valid libtool archive
> gmake[2]: *** [ecal.la] Fehler 1
> gmake[2]: Leaving directory
> `/usr/ports/x11-toolkits/py-gnome-desktop/work/gnome-python-desktop-2.32.0/evolution'
> gmake[1]: *** [all-recursive] Fehler 1
> gmake[1]: Leaving directory
> `/usr/ports/x11-toolkits/py-gnome-desktop/work/gnome-python-desktop-2.32.0'
> gmake: *** [all] Fehler 2
> *** Error code 1
> ------------------------------------------------
> Because of this failure I am not able to finish the update.

Have you been using portmaster or portupgrade?

In either case, try:

grep -l libproxy\\.la /usr/local/lib/*.la \
| xargs -n1 pkg_info -q -W | sort -u

This should give you a list of packages that still refer to the old
version of libproxy.

Update only these -- I suppose evolution-related ports will be part of
the list --, then retry rebuilding py-gnome-desktop.

You may also want to run pkg_libchk --raw (from the bsdadminscripts
port) afterwards in order that to catch any other ports that need to be

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