texlive_base @2007_7+nox11 upgrade problem

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Jun 10 21:58:03 PDT 2009

On Jun 10, 2009, at 13:47, Kastus Shchuka wrote:

> I do have texlive_base installed with no_x11 variant, version  
> 2007_6. Now 2007_7 is available but when I try
> to upgrade texlive_base specifically selecting no_x11 variant it  
> still pulls openmotif as a dependency.
> The command I am using is this:
> sudo port upgrade texlive_base +no_x11
> When I query dependencies of texlive_base it does not show openmotif:
> port deps texlive_base +no_x11
> texlive_base has build dependencies on:
> 	perl5
> texlive_base has library dependencies on:
> 	freetype
> 	fontconfig
> 	ncurses
> 	zlib
> 	libpng
> 	texinfo
> 	texi2html
> 	ghostscript
> 	texlive_texmf-minimal
> 	texlive_texmf-full
> So how do I upgrade texlive_base without bringing in openmotif? Is  
> it a bug in portfile?

Short answer: sync your ports and try again.

Longer answer: for about a day between June 8 and June 9,  
texlive_base always brought in the openmotif dependency. Then it was  
changed to only bring it in if you use the +motif variant.

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