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Re: automate update from py25 to py26 for dependencies?

"Jeremy C. Reed" <> writes:

> I tried to install pidgin-otr which pulls in chat/pidgin/ 
> which includes chat/libpurple/ which includes 
> sysutils/py-dbus/ (by default).
> I have installed:
> pidgin-2.6.2nb2 
> libpurple-2.6.2nb1
> py25-dbus-0.83.0
> Now PYTHON_VERSION_DEFAULT is 26. So building pidgin-otr fails with:
>   ===> Creating toolchain wrappers for pidgin-otr-3.2.0nb4
>   ERROR: py26-dbus>=0.23.4 is not installed; can't buildlink files.
> How can I get pkgsrc to attempt to build py26-dbus automatically?

I think the problem is that the check for sysutils/py-dbus being
installed passes, when it shouldn't (because py26-dbus is of course not

> I also tried to workaround with (in pidgin-otr):
>      make clean
>      make PKG_OPTIONS.libpurple=-dbus
> But no change.

probably that isn't passed to sub-makes, and you should put it in mk.conf.

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