texinfo vs. emacs...

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Fri Jun 21 16:32:55 UTC 2013

On 21 June 2013 15:55, Matthew Seaman <matthew at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 21/06/2013 14:34, Ben Laurie wrote:
>> Installing texinfo-5.1.20130419_1...pkg-static: texinfo-5.1.20130419_1
>> conflicts with emacs-24.3,3 (installs files into the same place).
>> Problematic file: /usr/local/info/info.info.gz
>> There doesn't seem to be any clean way to fix this ... hints?
> Add
> to ${LOCALBASE}/etc/pkg.conf
> It's not really clean in that it just allows packages to stomp over each
> other's files, but it lets you get the job done.
> The conflict you're seeing is a bug somewhere between those two
> packages.  One or other of them should probably be patched to rename the
> offending file.  Please raise a PR so that at least gets onto the radar
> of the package maintainers.

Will do - where's the RT?

Also, is there an env flag that does the same thing?

>         Cheers,
>         Matthew

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