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Re: trouble building packages. [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
On Thu, 4 Dec 2008, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > 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.
We had another thread about this recently (but needed 0.35.5).
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