linux-pango won't install

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Fri Sep 11 10:49:39 UTC 2009

Daniel Bye wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 09:49:13PM -0600, Chad Perrin wrote:
>> For some reason, the x11-toolkits/linux-pango port won't install on my
>> FreeBSD 7.2 system.  When I try, I get the following:
>>     [Gathering depends for x11-toolkits/linux-pango ...................................................... done]
>>     --->  Installing 'linux-pango-1.10.2_3' from a port (x11-toolkits/linux-pango)
>>     --->  Building '/usr/ports/x11-toolkits/linux-pango'
>>     ===>  Cleaning for linux-pango-1.10.2_3
>>     ** Command failed [exit code 1]: /usr/bin/script -qa /tmp/portinstall20090910-66072-gzj01-0 env make
>>     ** Fix the problem and try again.
>>     ** Listing the failed packages (-:ignored / *:skipped / !:failed)
>>             ! x11-toolkits/linux-pango      (unknown build error)
>> How can I fix this?  My Google and FreeBSD documentation searches have
>> proven fruitless.
> I remember having the devil's own job upgrading this a while ago. Try
> running the install manually - portinstall tends to obscure the real
> error message, making it harder to track down the specific problem. Doing
> it manually should at least let you see what's going wrong!
> Dan

Perhaps this will prove enlightening:

significant-gravitas-shortfall:~:% portaudit -a 
Affected package: linux-f8-pango-1.18.4_1
Type of problem: pango -- integer overflow.
Reference: <>

1 problem(s) in your installed packages found.

You are advised to update or deinstall the affected package(s) immediately.



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                       Flat 3
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