On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 13:56, Kent Stewart wrote:
> On Sunday 23 February 2003 08:27 am, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 11:16, Thanos Tsouanas wrote:
> > > --- Joe Marcus Clarke <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > > On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 07:04, Thanos Tsouanas wrote:
> > > > > Hello everyone!
> > > > >
> > > > > I have the current Xft port installed and when i pkg_deleted
> > > > > (-f) xscreensaver and gkrellm2 so
> > > >
> > > > as
> > > >
> > > > > to reinstall the new versions from the port, i got an error
> > > > > while make, complaining about /usr/libexec/ld not being able to
> > > > > find -lXft2
> > > > >
> > > > > I tried deinstalling and reinstalling Xft2 but i still have the
> > > > > same problem.
> > > > >
> > > > > Now i cannot install anything that uses Xft :(
> > > > >
> > > > > Any ideas?
> > > > > I'm running freebsd4.7 , with the ports tree being cvsup'ed to
> > > > > the 'current' version.
> > > >
> > > > You missed my HEADS UP.  In order to properly recover after the
> > > > recent Xft upgrade, you need to do a portupgrade -rf Xft.  Yes,
> > > > this takes an exceptionally long time, but things like this are
> > > > rare, and it's really the only way to get back on track and stay
> > > > there.
> > > >
> > > > Joe
> > >
> > > Thanks!!
> > > I'm dloading the portupgrade port right now, i've never used it..
> > > Shud i use it whenever im upgrading a port, or is the pkg_delete /
> > > make reinstall solution better?
> >
> > You should get into a habit of using portupgrade.  It does more or
> > less does the make/pkg_delete/make reinstall thing, but it also saves
> > old libraries so you can binaries gradually, as well as verify
> > dependency order and consistency.  It's also very flexible and
> > configurable.
> 
> It isn't fool proof. I did that but right now (after I did a Xft-2 
> upgrade) I have a user login without proper fonts on kde-3. On the 
> system creating the packages, I have user fonts but not on the system I 
> used '-Pufr' to do the upgrades. When I say user, I mean I have fonts 
> on a root login but not as my user name.

Run fc-cache -f -v and see if that helps.

Joe

> 
> Kent
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