Subject: Re: emacs internal conflict?
To: None <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 01/18/2007 09:06:43
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Antoine Reilles <> writes:

> Hi,
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 11:30:32PM -0500, George Georgalis wrote:
>> =3D=3D=3D> Installing for emacs-21.4anb7
>> ERROR: emacs-21.4anb7 conflicts with installed package(s):
>> ERROR:     emacs-nox11-21.4anb6
>> ERROR: They install the same files into the same place.
>> ERROR: Please remove conflicts first with pkg_delete(1).
>> *** Error code 1
> You have to install either emacs or emacs-nox, because they are
> conflicting.
> I quess you see pkgsrc trying to install emacs instead of using the
> emacs-nox you previously installed. To make sure pkgsrc uses emacs-nox
> as dependancy for all emacs related packages, you have to put in your
> /etc/mk.conf the following line:
> EMACS_TYPE=3Demacs21nox
> That way, installing, e.g. auxtex will not fail, auctex requiring
> emacs-nox.

It would be nice if had the ability to infer EMACS_TYPE from
one version of emacs being already installed, sort of like postgresql.

    Greg Troxel <>

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