Firefox-x11 did not upgrade

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at
Wed Apr 8 04:58:28 PDT 2009

On Apr 8, 2009, at 03:55, robert delius royar wrote:

> This is newer than the one I used last Saturday (04 April).  I now  
> get a different error in the build stage (see firefox-x11-build  
> attachment).

Yes, you didn't upgrade xulrunner first.  Please do an upgrade rather  
than an install.

>>> I had another small glitch that resulted from one of the  
>>> dependencies having built even though one of its dependencies  
>>> (pango) was outdated.
>>> After wrangling for a very long time to get firefox-x11 to build  
>>> because it always stopped in either the nss or nspr part, I  
>>> finally decided to remove
>>>      --with-system-nspr \
>>>      --with-nspr-prefix=${prefix} \
>>>      --with-system-nss \
>>>      --with-nss-prefix=${prefix} \
>>> from the Portfile, clean and retry.  I got all the way into late  
>>> stages of desroot when it failed because a file it wanted to move  
>>> into the destroot already existed there.
>>> % port destroot firefox-x11
>>> --->  Staging firefox-x11 into destroot
>>> Error:  Target org.macports.destroot returned: error copying  
>>> Error:  "/opt/local/var/macports/sources/ 
>>> release/ports/www/firefox-x11/files/share-applications- 
>>> firefox.desktop" Error:  to Error:  "/opt/local/var/macports/build/ 
>>> _opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync 
>>> .macports.org_release_ports_www_firefox-x11/work/destroot/opt/ 
>>> local/share/applications/firefox.desktop": Error:  file already  
>>> exists
>>> Error:  Status 1 encountered during processing.
>>> (I retried this after cleaning and assuring that desroot was clear  
>>> before trying to install again.)
>> That's odd.  How is it getting there?  Can you try saving the debug  
>> build log and sending it to me (or just grep through it yourself to  
>> look for 'firefox.desktop')?
> I attached the full -dv log.  firefox.desktop is only mentioned in  
> the final error returned from port.

can you cat this file?

is it the same as the one in www/firefox-x11/files?

> It made it through the install stage without a problem, and it seems  
> to run fine.


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