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Re: pkg/41971: graphics/dia-python cannot find pygtk module (py25-gtk2 is installed)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/41971; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "OBATA Akio" <obache%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/41971: graphics/dia-python cannot find pygtk module
(py25-gtk2 is installed)
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2009 10:55:18 +0900
On Sat, 26 Sep 2009 09:50:04 +0900, Robert Elz <kre%munnari.oz.au@localhost>
> That makes for a simple workaround to build the package, and suggests
> that the real problem here is very strange behaviour of the pygtk
> module (&/or python) rather than a defect in this package itself.
> It isn't even clear why pygtk would want to make a connection to
> the X server when used the way it is by the tiny program configure runs
> to check that pygtk is present.
Not strange behaviour, because pygtk should be used with X, so it is reasonable
to make a connection to the X server in its initialization.
> A fairly easy fix (avoidance procedure) for this package would be to
> simply remove the test for pygtk from the configure script - pkgsrc
> knows (ensures) that pygtk is present using its dependency mechanism,
> there's no real need in a pkgsrc environment to test further for it.
First of all, you should fix your environment.
Change DISPLAY to usable variable, or unset DISPLAY.
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