Graphiz broke because of swig

Joseph a Nagy Jr jnagyjr1978 at
Sat Oct 20 21:52:45 UTC 2012

On 10/14/2012 12:11 PM, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 14/10/2012 16:37, Joseph a Nagy Jr wrote:
>> I was installing my system earlier (dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04LTS/FreeBSD
>> 9.0; Ubuntu was already present) and while installing subversion, one of
>> the many co-dependencies of the many programs that were being installed
>> was graphviz. Apparently I selected some support options relating to
>> swig that broke the compile of graphiz (and therefore everything else).
>> Is there a way to remedy this? I'd rather not reinstall the entire
>> system. Thanks.
> # cd /usr/ports/graphics/graphviz
> # make config
> Adjust the swig related options, then reinstall graphviz using whatever
> your favourite ports management tools are.
> 	Cheers,
> 	Matthew

No luck. I was compiling from source using make and letting dependencies
be resolved automatically. Something seriously got messed up and I feel
like an idiot. I was following the handbook and was in chapter 5 where
it was recommended to install subversion for ports tree management
(sounded good to me) and I executed, from /use/ports/devel/subversion/
'make install clean'. It was doing good up until doxygen/graphviz, it
seems. I have no easy way of getting the error messages here (on the
Ubuntu side of the laptop I'm installing on) as Ubuntu's ufs tools suck.

I'm wanting to get away from Canonical telling me what I'm going to use
and back to maintaining my own system. I decided on FreeBSD because of
stability and security, but I'm stumped and feel like a moron. So much
for good starts (I used gparted to resize the Ubuntu partition so I
could fit FreeBSD on here).
Yours in Christ,

Joseph A Nagy Jr
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