Problems with update to print/tex-luatex
Dr. Peter Voigt
pvoigt at uos.de
Mon Aug 3 21:03:55 UTC 2015
On Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:04:19 -0700
Kevin Oberman <rkoberman at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I tried updating print/tex-luatex today, the install phase
> failed with a number of missing files. The log showed that the port
> uses luatex in the install phase but fails due to a missing .so,
> poppler.so.49. This has been superseded by libpoppler.so.53, but the
> install was defaulting to the previously built binary, not the newly
> built one.
> I was able to get the port installed by deleting the existing port
> (pkg delete tex-luatex) and
> deleting work/.stage_done.luatex._usr_local and re-running stage and
> I think a note to that effect should be in UPDATING. Obviously this
> does impact new installs or poudriere build and probably not package
> installs, but it does hit upgrades.
> Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer, Retired
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Well, I can confirm this behavior from my today experiences with
print/tex-luatex. As a result of my upgrade attempt my old
print/tex-luatex packages was deleted.
I just upgraded all remaining TeXLive packages and tried a fresh
installation of print/tex-luatex: This time it installed just fine.
I am far from understanding these miracles but I have learned my ports
lesson: Some package refuse to upgrade while being installed - the
error messages, however are quite different.
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