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 You need to upgrade the dependencies, as the ones you have are out of date.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 http://www.potentialtech.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"