Re: Chicken and egg
- From: Adam Vandemore <amvandemore@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 17:13:55 -0500
Steven Friedrich wrote:
Manolis Kiagias wrote:my system setup is similar to yours. cairo depends on libdrm in my setup, however I can find nowhere that libdrm depends on cairo. Does the following complete successfully, if not what errors do you see?Steven Friedrich wrote:On a system with cairo installed, try pkg_info -r cairo\*|grep drmLowell Gilbert wrote:As Lowell already said, I can't find any dependency between libdrm andSteven Friedrich <StevenFriedrich@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:pkg_info -r cairo\* shows that cairo needs libdrm.
I've been having trouble with X11 ports, so I deleted all my packagesNot only have I not seen or heard of this problem before, I can't see
and tried to install xorg fresh.
xorg port failed trying to build cairo, cairo failed because it
couldn't build libdrm, libdrm failed because cairo's headers weren't
So in summary, I can't install cairo because it wants to build libdrm,
which won't build/install because it wants cairo.
And I tried to install packages or the X11 distro from the ftp site
and also from my 7.2 RC-1 media. I tried setting the Options for
"any" as well as RELEASE_7_2_0, to no avail. My system is up and
running multi-user, so sysinstall failed to install any packages.
I built cairo with make -k install, so it would brute force past the
error, and after that I built libdrm and cairo again with portupgrade
-fr libdrm cairo.
any direct dependency of either libdrm or cairo on the other.
Information for cairo-1.8.6_1,1:
If anyone has a has a test system, where they could try my scenario,
i.e., deleting all installed packages and trying to install xorg, I
think you'll find it.
I have two identical systems that I have mobile racks in, allowing me
to swap out the hard drives. So I have 4 sets of drives, Lightning,
Daemon, FreakinBSD, and Gandalf. I saw this issue with Daemon. I
need to update FreakinBSD and Gandalf, so I'll try this again and get
it in a log file.
libdrm doesn't build without cairo.h in /usr/local/include, but it
won't be there until you're built cairo, which depends on libdrm.
cairo. My guess is you package database has one or more stale
dependencies. However, if the purpose is to wipe all packages you don't
even have to bother with pkg_delete. In such cases I simply rm
/usr/local and /var/db/pkg (Keep /var/db/pkg/linux_base-fc* if you are
using the linux binary compatibility, as this is not installed in
/usr/local but /usr/compat). I do this routinely on test systems.
Here's from one of my systems:
Since I used pkg_delete -a to get rid of all ports and packages, I couldn't have any stale dependencies, could I ?
After that I went to /usr/ports/x11/xorg and did a make install and it failed. My ports are recent, I'm tracking 7.2-RC1, etc.
update ports eg - portsnap fetch extract
make clean distclean deinstall reinstall
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