upgrading xfce4 fails

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Jan 27 16:22:04 UTC 2007

On Sat, 27 Jan 2007, Markus Hoenicka wrote:

> I'm having a hard time upgrading xfce4 on a FreeBSD 6.1 box. I've
> tried portupgrade first, but as it bumped into a boatload of errors I
> eventually had to resort to upgrade individual packages. This left me
> with a mix of packages of xfce versions 4.2 and 4.4, and a build
> failure in xfce4-mcs-manager which I'm unable to resolve:
> /usr/local/lib/libxfcegui4.so: undefined reference to `xfce_desktop_entry_has_translated_entry'

Saw that, or something like it.

> All non-xfce4 packages which the xfce4 packages depend upon appear to
> have upgraded ok (or so portupgrade says).
> Is there anything I can do except waiting for prebuilt packages?

pkg_delete or make deinstall everything xfce\* and libxfce\*, then just 
install /usr/ports/x11-wm/xfce4.  From what I've seen so far, xfce4.4 is 
definitely worth it.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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