On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 19:41, Thanos Tsouanas wrote:
> --- 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?

Did you do a make clean before resuming the build?

Joe

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