lang/tcl85 and x11-toolkits/open-motif conflict each other: install file in the same place! How to force PKGNG to ignore?

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Tue Jan 8 10:27:19 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 10:37:58AM +0100, O. Hartmann wrote:
> I have massive trouble to update and install either ports lang/tcl and
> x11-toolskits/open-motif, which are both required in my installation.
> Some updates of the ports required the recompilation of both of them and
> I forgot about which one started first the update before Christmas.
> I came out, that both ports were reported conflicting by PKGNG on
> FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT and FreeBSD-9.1-STABLE. In both cases the
> registration is denied by the error:
> /sbin/ldconfig -m /usr/local/lib
> ===>   Registering installation for tcl-8.5.13
> Installing tcl-8.5.13...pkg: tcl-8.5.13 conflicts with open-motif-2.3.4
> (installs files into the same place).  Problematic file:
> /usr/local/man/man3/Object.3.gz
> *** [fake-pkg] Error code 70
> See the already filed PR ports/175126 and ports/174795. Since the
> installed ports are incomplete and to install properly the one or the
> other, I deleted the other one, in this case it was opportune to delete
> lang/tcl85 to have back from open-motif.
> This nasty blocking situation needs to be solved for me right now and
> I'm seeking a way to force the installation. Is there a way to tell
> portmaster to ignore the complains and simply brute-force overwrite the
> flagged duplicate installation?
> Regards,
> Oliver

The workaround for now is to install tcl without man pages

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