Joshua Tinnin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> > 2) I deleted the installed package xfce4, then added it again but xfce4
> > still won't start. Is the warnings(about versions) given when I add the
> > package(below) a cause of why it won't start ???
> >
> > 127# pkg_add xfce4-wm-4.0.5.tgz
> > pkg_add: warning: package 'xfce4-wm-4.0.5' requires 'jpeg-6b_3', but
> > 'jpeg-6b_2' is installed
> <snip>
> You need to upgrade the dependencies, as the ones you have are out of date. 
> AFAIK pkg_add is supposed to take care of dependencies, but I almost never 
> use it, prefering to build from source using the ports collection: 
> # cd /usr/ports/x11-wm/xfce4 && make install clean
> However, if you still want to use packages instead of source, I'm pretty sure 
> if you use the -r flag with pkg_add it will auto-fetch-and-install the 
> dependencies you need, as -r signifies to fetch the package remotely - i.e., 
> pkg_add -r xfce4 (I just tried this with another package, and it installed 
> the dependencies for it).

Look also at portupgrade, which can be used to upgrade jpeg-6b_2 to jpeg-6b_3.

It's a seperate package right now, but it'll probably be part of the base
system soon.

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies
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