On Friday 09 April 2004 11:55 am, Andreas Davour wrote:
> Hi!
> I just decided to take a deep breath and cvsup some fresh ports. Now,
> having done that I have run 'portupgrade -ar' and constantly found it
> to stop some problems.
> Some ports have failed and been flagged as "configure error" or
> "install error". Then I have tried to do a manual install of those
> ports and found that a "make deinstall; make reinstall" have worked,
> just like the port instructed me to do when it failed. I found it
> strange that portupgrade didn't do that for me.
> Having done that I restarted portupgrade and it would proceed a bit
> before stumbling to a halt again.
> Now I have reached the end of what I can fix manually, though. For
> some reason portupgrade stubbornly complains that:
> "** Listing the failed packages (*:skipped / !:failed)
>         ! accessibility/atk (atk-1.4.1_1)       (port directory
> error)"
> And it is correct in that there *is* no accessibility/atk port in my
> new cvsup'ed ports tree. But why is it then telling me it needs it!?
> Can I get the atk ports from somewhere? Is it really needed? Why has
> it dissapeared and why is it still mentioned as a dependency then?
> If anyone can shed some light on those matters, then I'm all ears. I
> can't get a new version of Firefox to compile without atk so I'm very
> interested in getting this to work.
> I have run 'pkgdb -F' and tried to remove the dependecy, but have not
> succeeded. I'm not even sure it would be wise to do it...
> Help?

Firefox depends on gtk-2.4.0, which depends on atk. All of these 
problems relate back to updating dependancies of glib-2.4.0.

The question at this point is what you updated and the order. If you 
were starting out clean, a portupgrade -rR glib would have done most of 
this but I wouldn't bet money. I eventually did a -rf glib to get 
things built cleanly.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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