bison and bison2 conflict

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Feb 7 16:56:31 PST 2006

On Tue, Feb 07, 2006 at 06:28:13PM -0500, Anthony M. Agelastos wrote:
> Hello,
> Basically, I want to have bison and bison2 coexist peacefully on the  
> same machine. I installed math/opendx and it requires bison. Then, I  
> try to install editors/ and it requires bison2. I  
> get the message:
> ===> bison-2.1_1 conflicts with installed package(s):
>           bison-1.75_2,1
>           They install files into the same place.
>           Please remove them first with pkg_delete(1).
> *** Error code 1
> Ideas? Workarounds? Would something like

bison is a build dependency, so once you installed opendx successfully
you can just remove it.

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