pkgdb -F question

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Apr 2 13:37:31 UTC 2008

Eduardo Cerejo <ejcerejo at> writes:

> --->  Checking the package registry database
> Cyclic dependencies: gnome-desktop-2.22.0 -> nautilus-2.22.1 -> eel-2.22.1 -> py25-gnome-2.22.0 -> tracker-0.6.2_2 -> (gnome-desktop-2.22.0)
> Unlink which dependency? (? to help):
> Can someone help me with this, I'm totally confused with this!  How do I find out which one to unlink?

You can trace it through the Makefiles if you want.
In this case, I suspect (but am too lazy to check) that the last
dependency is the one to remove.

I got into one of these cases recently, and took the lazy approach of
just removing all the dependencies and rebuilding their ports to get
them right.

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