How to handle upgrade of libnotify when cups-client-1.4.8 is marked as broken

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Sun Aug 28 14:59:53 UTC 2011

Leslie Jensen writes:
>  Following the instructions in /usr/ports/UPDATING I issued the command
>  portmaster -r libnotify-0
>  And after a while I get this error
>  Dependency check complete for print/cups-client
>  	libnotify-0.5.2 >> swt-devel-3.6.m5_2,1 >> apache-ant-1.8.2 >> 
>  jdk- >> cups-client-1.4.6
>  ===>  Cleaning for cups-client-1.4.8
>  ===>  cups-client-1.4.8 is marked as broken: gnutls does not support 
>  threads yet.
>  *** Error code 1
>  Stop in /usr/ports/print/cups-client

	Unless you have a specific reason to use GNUTLS: go to
ports/print, run "make config", uncheck the "Use GNUTLS instead of
OpenSSL" setting.  (If you do have a specific reason, you probably
know enough to have handled this already.) 
	Then rebuild.
	Worked for me.

				Robert Huff

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