Subject: Re: How can I install applications which have conflicts in dependences?
To: Alexander Bubnov <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/02/2007 20:19:48
On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 01:05:46PM +0300, Alexander Bubnov wrote:
> Hello!
> I have NetBSD 3.1 and I uses pkgsrc-2006Q4.
> I would like to have opera, acroread7 and vmware3.

> In this case if I try to build vmware (any version) I get
> ERROR: suse_base-10.0nb3 is already installed - perhaps an older version?
> ERROR: If so, you may use either of:
> ERROR:     - "pkg_delete suse_base-10.0nb3" and "/usr/bin/make reinstall"
> ERROR:       to upgrade properly
> ERROR:     - "/usr/bin/make update" to rebuild the package and all
> ERROR:       of its dependencies
> ERROR:     - "/usr/bin/make replace" to replace only the package without
> ERROR:       re-linking dependencies, risking various problems.
> Can you please help me to find out how to build and install vmware?

This should be fixed in pkgsrc-current which will be pkgsrc-2007Q1.
I can't really test it because it doesn't compile on NetBSD-current, due
too the caddr_t changes.