libnet* questions

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Wed Nov 23 16:21:26 GMT 2005

In the last episode (Nov 23), Lowell Gilbert said:
> "Pratt, Benjamin E." <bepratt at> writes:
> > Hello, I'm writing to find out what others do, and what I can do,
> > to work with ports that require the now three different libnet*
> > ports. What I've been doing, and it seems like there should be an
> > easier way, is installing one libnet*, for instance net/libnet then
> > running portupgrade. I then deinstall net/libnet, install
> > net/libnet-devel and run portupgrade. Now there's net/libnet10 that
> > I've got to deal with as well.
> > 
> > What is the best way people have found to get around package
> > conflicts with these ports?
> I haven't noticed any conflicts with these ports.  libnet and
> libnet10 don't conflict at all -- they can be installed on the same
> machine -- and libnet-devel isn't required by anything else as far as
> I can see.

On my system, both libnet and libnet10 both install a
/usr/local/libnet/libnet.a and /usr/local/include/libnet/*.h files,
which is just about as conflicting as you can get :)

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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