Subject: Re: Conflicting Packages
To: Roger Fischer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 03/30/2000 11:54:40
On Wed, 29 Mar 2000, Roger Fischer wrote:
> ===> Installing for libungif-4.1.0
> ===> libungif-4.1.0 conflicts with installed package(s): giflib-3.0 found.
> *** They install the same files into the same place.
> *** Please remove giflib-3.0 first with pkg_delete(1).
> *** Error code 1
> I'm assuming that other packages depend on giflib or it wouldn't be
> there to begin with. If these two packages do the same thing,
> how do I resolve the conflict?
You can see what installed packages depend on giflib by running
"pkg_info -R giflib". Many of them will probably now depend on
libungif. If that's the case, you can delete giflib and all the
packages that depend on it with "pkg_delete -r giflib", and then