--- Joe Marcus Clarke <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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.
I'm done with the portupgrade -rf Xft and...... same error msg about -lXft2 Any other ideas? __________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Tax Center - forms, calculators, tips, more http://taxes.yahoo.com/ To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message