mesa libs issue

Kevin Oberman rkoberman at
Tue May 16 05:57:29 UTC 2017

On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 7:31 PM, bob prohaska <fbsd at> wrote:

> On Tue, May 16, 2017 at 12:33:28AM +0000, Tatsuki Makino wrote:
> >
> > Probably, pkg set -[no] cannot combine records of multiple packages
> (libglapi, libGL, gbm, libEGL and libglesv2) into one (mesa-libs).
> > It means that pkg delete is mandatory.
> > After deleting, the dependency needs to be reconnected by something.
> In playing a little with deleting libEGL it appears to demolish much
> of the GUI infrastructure, deleting something like 4G of applications
> and libraries. At that declaration I hesitated, and hit n. 8-)
> If it's really the only way to update the system please indicate so,
> and I'll give it a try. I'm on RPI2, running -current.
> Thanks very much,
> bob prohaska
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Do NOT 'pkg delete libEGL" or and of the others! You need to "pkg delete -f
libEGL". If you don't use '-f' when deleting a port, all ports dependent on
that port will also be deleted, as you saw. '-f' will force deletion of the
port WITHOUT touching anything else.
Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
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