Why can't I install icu?

Patrick Lamaiziere patfbsd at davenulle.org
Fri Feb 4 09:30:31 UTC 2011

Le Thu, 03 Feb 2011 22:15:09 -0800,
Rem P Roberti <remegius at comcast.net> a écrit :

> Icu is a necessary dependency for Gimp, but I can't get it to
> install. I checked UPDATING and it states that icu4 is now
> deprecated, and one should install /devel/icu.  But when I try to do
> that the file that is downloaded is icu4c, and the install goes along
> until it chokes with this error message:
> ******* [Total error count:     1]
>   Errors in
> [/tsformat/ccaltst/TestCalendar]
> Elapsed Time: 00:00:48.205
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/devel/icu.
> Very frustrating.  I need to get Gimp onto my computer, and I can 
> install it as a package, but if I try to upgrade the program the
> upgrade always chokes on icu at the same place, and with the same
> error message.

Are you using a locale? I've been hit in the past with bugs in the
ICU tests suite when using fr_FR.

It is just an idea... Regards.

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