fresh install, portupgrade fails on xterm
xnooby at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 22:54:42 PST 2006
I did a pkg_delete and I think a 'make deinstall clean', then re-did my
update process - which worked. All these months experimenting with FreeBSD
I never saw anything in the UPDATING that effected me, and the first time I
didn't look, it had the answer to my question, lol.
On 2/18/06, Kent Stewart <kstewart at owt.com> wrote:
> On Saturday 18 February 2006 12:08, Xn Nooby wrote:
> > its depressing when a fresh install fails
> > i followed my normal fail-proof slow method of updating a fresh
> > install, and it fails to update xterm, some of the messages are:
> > ==> xterm-206_1 conflicts with installed packages:
> > xorg-clients-6.8.2
> > *** Error code 1
> > ....
> > ** Listing the failed packages
> > ! x11/xterm (xterm-203) (install error)
> > * x11/xorg-clients (xorg-clients-6.8.2)
> > I'm trying to install FreeBSD 6.1. I hadnt even gotten to
> > configuring with X, so I was surprised there was a problem there.
> > the command tat generated the error was:
> > portpgrade -arR
> > I'm guessing other people will also be getting this error soon.
> Maybe they read /usr/ports/UPDATING where
> AFFECTS: users of x11/xterm, x11/xorg-clients, x11/XFree86-4-clients
> AUTHOR: x11 at FreeBSD.org
> Xterm no longer installs with '-static' prefix. Users should upgrade
> XFree86-clients to 4.5.0_1 or xorg-clients to 6.8.2_1 or newer before
> attempting upgrade of xterm to 206_1 or newer. Previous versions
> xterm on deinstall so CONFLICTS have been set accordingly.
> It worked for me back in November :).
> Kent Stewart
> Richland, WA
> http://www.soyandina.com/ "I am Andean project".
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