Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Feb 4 19:57:24 PST 2009

On Feb 3, 2009, at 15:26, Joshua Root wrote:

> Arden wrote:
>> I get this error when trying to upgrade installed graphics ports and
>> trying to install any graphic port.
>> yardcatsmac-2:~ yardcat$ sudo port install gd2
>> --->  Activating xorg-renderproto @0.9.3_0
>> Error: Target org.macports.activate returned: Image error:
>> /opt/local/include/X11/extensions/render.h is being used by the  
>> active
>> render port.  Please deactivate this port first, or use the -f  
>> flag to
>> force the activation.
>> Error: The following dependencies failed to build: xorg-libs
>> xorg-libXcursor xorg-renderproto xorg-libXrandr
>> Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.
>> I haven't any idea on how to fix or configure this error. Thanks,  
>> Arden
> See this ticket: <http://trac.macports.org/ticket/13493>
> and this thread:
> <http://lists.macosforge.org/pipermail/macports-dev/2009-January/ 
> 007092.html>

I wish the render port had been kept around for awhile in its does- 
not-install-any-files state so that users would not have encountered  
this issue. That is why I went to the effort of making the render  
port do that...

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