pkg install issue
Brandon J. Wandersee
brandon.wandersee at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 17:46:33 UTC 2015
William A. Mahaffey III writes:
> I am trying to install valgrind to debug memory operations on in-house
> code I develope. I tried the following w/ the observed results:
> [root at devbox, /etc, 9:23:59am] 437 % pkg install -y valgrind valgrind-devel
> Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
> FreeBSD repository is up-to-date.
> All repositories are up-to-date.
> The following 2 package(s) will be affected (of 0 checked):
> New packages to be INSTALLED:
> valgrind: 126.96.36.19950126_1,1
> valgrind-devel: 188.8.131.5250126_1,1
> Conflicts with the existing packages have been found.
The instances where I've seen such errors are (a) when packages need to
be updated before installing a new package, as dependencies are out of
date; or (b) when two or more packages install the same file(s) to the
Looks like valgrind and valgrind-devel are two versions of the same
package. In fact, it looks like they're virtually, if not actually
identical--I'm not sure why both are in the ports tree. 
Short answer: You can only install one or the other, but you'd only need
one of them.
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