Error installing 'kdelibs3'

Gerard Seibert gerard-seibert at
Thu Sep 2 02:36:24 PDT 2004

root at rcn / $ uname -a
FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE #0: Mon Feb 23 20:45:55 
GMT 2004     root at  i386

I updated my ports, ran portsdb -Uu and then proceeded to run 'portupgrade 
-aDDPRrv' to finish the update.

Everything went fine except that the 'kdelibs3' port failed. This is the 
outproot at rcn /usr/ports/x11/kdelibs3 $ make install
===>  Installing for kdelibs-3.3.0

===>  kdelibs-3.3.0 conflicts with installed package(s):

      They install files into the same place.
      Please remove them first with pkg_delete(1).
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/x11/kdelibs3.
ut from the 'make install' command:

If I try to remove 'kdepim-3.2.3_1', I receive the following error 
message:root at rcn /var/db/pkg $ pkg_delete -dv kdepim-3.2.3_1
pkg_delete: package 'kdepim-3.2.3_1' is required by these other packages
and may not be deinstalled:
pkg_delete: 1 package deletion(s) failed

Therefore, my question is do I force the deletion of kdepim-3.2.3_1 so that I 
can install the kdelibs-3.3.0 update? Would this prove to be a bad move? 
Also, why doesn't the new library simply replace the old one without having 
to remove anything else?


Gerard Seibert
gerard-seibert at


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