metasploit dependencies aren't installing due to contention

Kubilay Kocak koobs at
Fri Apr 17 09:02:54 UTC 2015

On 17/04/2015 6:09 PM, Dewayne Geraghty wrote:
> I'm not entirely sure who should pick this up but I filed a PR on
> security/metasploit failing to build, due to conflicting placement of
> subordinate ports.  Both devel/rubygem-i18n and
> archivers/rubygem-rubyzip are trying to place files in the same location.
> pkg-static: rubygem-i18n-0.7.0,2 conflicts with rubygem-rubyzip-1.1.6
> (installs files into the same place).  Problematic file:
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/2.1/doc/rubyzip-1.1.6/rdoc/Zip/CentralDirectory.html
> *** Error code 70
> But when these are worked around, then
> pkg-static: rubygem-activemodel-3.2.21 conflicts with
> rubygem-json_pure-1.8.2 (installs files into the same place). 
> Problematic file:
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/2.1/doc/activemodel-3.2.21/rdoc/ActiveModel/AttributeMethods/ClassMethods/AttributeMethodMatcher.html
> *** Error code 70
> occurs.
> Further details in the PR
> The last time I successfully built metaploit was Feb 22, on FreeBSD10.1
> stable amd64.  I usually update stable the day before we rebuild all
> ports - its a historical thing.
> I hope that someone may be able to assist?  I'm really just a "user" of
> the metasploit tool and all I know about ruby is that its something that
> my wife would like to have. :)
> Regards, Dewayne.

Hi Dewayne,

I've triaged and assigned your issue to ruby@ as it feels likely that
metasploit isn't the issue. I've nonetheless left the maintainer of
metasploit CC'd so they can remain in the loop.

Thanks for reporting the issue


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