can't upgrade - catch-22

Keith Seyffarth weif at
Sun Oct 28 10:25:51 PDT 2007

> > > try: setenv X11BASE /usr/X11R6
> > >
> > > then rebuild portupgrade.
> >
> > That still gives the 'cannot set X11BASE' error... If I run env after
> > setting the X11BASE as instructed above, it is set, but I still get
> > the error.


> Silly question:
> are you running env as root or as your user ID? i.e. are you running env as
> the user who needs this variable?

Yes, silly question, but I know exactly where you are coming from. I
am executing setenv as root, and the environment variable is getting
set as root, but I still get the same error. (and I did run whoami on
that terminal after getting this email to make sure.)


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