Subject: Re: rebuilding bonobo?
To: Johnny Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/22/2002 17:20:44
In message <20021222185337.GB18661@auron.sgtc>, Johnny Lam writes:
>On Sun, Dec 22, 2002 at 01:47:51PM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> In message <20021222183642.GA18661@auron.sgtc>, Johnny Lam writes:
>> >On Sun, Dec 22, 2002 at 08:47:01AM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> >> Hmm -- I tried deleting freetype2. Nothing depended on it, but I still
>> >> can't build bonobo. (I still have freetype-lib installed, but several
>> >> other packages depend on it, and I really need those and don't want to
>> >> risk their unavailability if I have build problems.)
>> >Can you grep /usr/pkg/lib/*.la for "libfreetype.la"? It's likely that
>> >one of the installed libtool archives references libfreetype.la, which is
>> >causing your breakage even if freetype2 is uninstalled. I also notice
>> >that Bill Sommerfield submitted a PR today with the same complaint.
>> > Cheers,
>> > -- Johnny Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Ah -- /usr/pkg/lib/libgnomeprint.la has it.
>> So rebuilding it should solve my problem?
>For now, you can solve your problem by ensuring that graphics/freetype2
>is not installed, then rebuilding print/gnome-print, then rebuilding
That worked -- my thanks! (And I await your fix -- anything that gets
rid of the more obscure failure modes of pkgsrc is a good thing.)
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb (me)
http://www.wilyhacker.com (2nd edition of "Firewalls" book)