Problems activating XFree86

Ryan Schmidt macports-2006c at
Wed Sep 27 08:57:43 PDT 2006

On Sep 25, 2006, at 21:46, Eric wrote:

> It builds without any troubles, but when I hit the activation step,  
> I get:
> Error: Target returned: Image error: /usr/X11R6/ 
> include/DPS/ColorSB.h already exists and does not belong to a  
> registered port.  Unable to activate port XFree86.
> Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.
> Any ideas on how I can get around this error?
> I need XFree86 installed because the gd2 port depends upon it.
> I'm curious...I assume that the gd2 port depends upon it because it  
> is being built with xpm support. Would it be possible to have a  
> variant of gd2 without xpm support and (perhaps) then be able to  
> drop the dependency on XFree86...?

Please install X11User.pkg from the Mac OS X CD or DVD and also  
X11SDK.pkg from the Xcode installation package. Then you can install  
gd2 and any other port that requires an X server without needing to  
install the XFree86 port.

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