Problem with libpng + Mozilla applications on FreeBSD 8.3

Manish Jain bourne.identity at
Sun Oct 28 00:19:15 UTC 2012

On 28-Oct-12 01:49, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 28 Oct 2012 01:43:11 +0530, Manish Jain wrote:
>>> But Mozilla applications like Firefox and Thunderbird present
>>> a peculiar problem - the buttons on the Tool bar/Menu bar do not
>>> have any image on them.
>> The problem is not Mozilla-specific. I built Opera web browser from
>> ports, and that too has images missing from its buttons.
> It seems that the problem is in some dependency, not the "top port"
> itself. This usually indicates that something in /usr/local is
> dangerously out of sync, and in most cases, "wide re-installs"
> solve such kind of problem.
>> Looks like I am going to have to contend with being less "image-inative"
>> in the coming days.
> You just need to imagine the images. :-)

Hello Poly,

> "wide re-installs"

Consider me a newbie here. How do I do wide-reinstall ? I don't mind 
pulling in and building a few more ports as long as it is not the whole 
GNOME2 metaport.

Thank you &

Manish Jain
bourne.identity at

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