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Re: trouble building packages. [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

On Fri, 5 Dec 2008 15:07:42 +1100
"Paul \(NCC/CS\)" <> wrote:

> Hi,
> usually when I build packages dependencies are automatically
> built and if a previous version exists then it stops after
> that dependency is built and asks me to delete the old version.
> Currently I get pkgsrc complaining that some package is too 
> old but it won't auto go ahead and build the new one! So 
> instead of just deleting the old after the new is auto built 
> I have to track down the new and build it myself.
> Why is this suddenly so for me folks?
Is it just one package or several?  In the example you quote, the
config script wants a particular version of intltool.  But pkgsrc
treats intltool specially, and I don't know any way to request a
particular version via USE_TOOLS.  I think you could a a DEPENDS+= line
for the proper version.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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