On Monday 01 December 2008 18:14:20 Robert Fitzpatrick wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-12-01 at 16:34 +0100, Mel wrote:
> > On Monday 01 December 2008 15:48:13 Jerry wrote:
> > > >failed packages (-:ignored / *:skipped / !:failed)
> > > > ! net/openldap24-client (install error)
> > > > * net/nss_ldap
> > > > * security/pam_ldap
> > ^^^^^ portupgrade
> > > I am assuming that you are attempting to install the port(s) manually.
> > > Have you tried using a port management tool like 'portmanager' or
> > > 'portupgrade' to handle the task.
> > It's likely it's caused by portupgrade, but won't be able to tell till
> > the output from net/nss_ldap build.
> Thanks for the ideas from everyone. I was doing a portinstall of
> nss_ldap and pam_ldap. I went ahead and used the -k option and all in
> and working now. I also received the error when installing samba, I'm
> sure would for every LDAP dependent port if memory serves. This always
> bites me, I have uninstalled/reinstalled ports in the past and fiddled
> with things to get it all working, but nowadays I am more
> knowledgeable/comfortable using force options with the port utilities.
It's not working, it's masking the real error, which is either in portupgrade
Normally, you get this error, when a port's Makefile specifies it depends
on "something", but that "something" isn't installed by the port, which means
the "is this dependency installed" check always fails.
For me, it works:
# ls /var/db/pkg/|grep ldap
# make -C /usr/ports/net/nss_ldap lib-depends
===> nss_ldap-1.257 depends on shared library: ldap-2.4.3 - found
Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
and never get to the software part.
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