Subject: Re: can't buildlink files
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/26/2005 19:35:19
On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 10:46:07AM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Thu, 26 May 2005, Patrick Welche wrote:
> > # make
> > ===> Checking for vulnerabilities in firefox-1.0.4
> > ===> Creating toolchain wrappers for firefox-1.0.4
> > gtk2 is not installed; can't buildlink files.
> This means that the gtk2 is needed but for some reason it was not
> installed.
> Try doing a "make clean clean-depends" first.
> Then try again.
> If you have same problem -- look at earlier output to find messages about
> why gtk2 failed to install.
> Others have had similar issues recently. Maybe more information can help
> us track this down.

I think I have missed the debugging window: I just did a
cd ../../mail/thunderbird

and it went and installed gtk2, so once I return to firefox, it will 
already be there..

In fact, I originally did a "make update" in firefox, which deleted tiff
and therefore thunderbird, so maybe thunderbird was starting from a cleaner