when can i safely force a macports build when a dependency is indepently installed
carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 12:55:22 PDT 2009
might it be from a while ago having initially used fink / building stuff on
my own / also having installed texlive 08 separately?
On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 3:35 PM, Bryan Blackburn <blb at macports.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 02, 2009 at 12:06:21PM -0400, Carter Schonwald said:
> > hello all,
> > I occasionally encounter errors of the following sort:
> > sudo port install erlang
> > ---> Activating fontconfig @2.6.0_2+macosx
> > Error: Target org.macports.activate returned: Image error:
> > /opt/local/etc/fonts/conf.avail/10-autohint.conf already exists and does
> > belong to a registered port. Unable to activate port fontconfig.
> > Error: The following dependencies failed to build: tk Xft2 fontconfig
> > xorg-libXScrnSaver xorg-scrnsaverproto
> > Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.
> Encountering a "already exists and does not belong to a registered port"
> should happen only extremely rarely, so if you are seeing it frequently you
> need to track down what else may be depositing files into /opt/local that
> isn't MacPorts.
> > when / how can I safely force macports to install over the dependency or
> > can i determine if its safe to do so?
> You can force it with -f, read up at:
> > thanks!
> > -Carter
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