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Re: Building error in graphics/p5-PerlMagick

On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 06:14:36AM -0400, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> Something looked odd to me so I tried a test and now it is odder.  I
> removed fontconfig from my system.  This involved removing many other
> dependent packages but I was surprised that ImageMagick was not one of
> them.  So then I tried to build the subject package without fontconfig
> installed.  Since ImageMagick was already installed it did not build it
> and thus not fontconfig.  I had to make this change to
> graphics/p5-PerlMagick first.

Does p5-PerlMagick use fontconfig itself, or does it only pull it in
when linking to ImageMagick?
That's usually the main criteria for adding a

> Second question, when I did pkg_delete on fontconfig, shouldn't it have
> failed until ImageMagick was deleted first?  Doesn't including the
> fontconfig buildlink file generate a dependency on fontconfig?

I have two ideas about that:

How do you update your packages?

Did you at some point switch from native to modular xorg and not
recompile ImageMagick?


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