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

O. Hartmann ohartman at
Tue Jan 8 11:58:27 UTC 2013

On 01/08/13 11:27, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> 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
> regards,
> Bapt


thank you.


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