--- 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?


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