[kde-freebsd] Problems to install Kde4 dependent files

Kent Stewart kstewart at owt.com
Tue Jan 26 18:53:04 CET 2010

On Monday 25 January 2010 01:24:38 pm Bartosz Fabianowski wrote:
> > By the way, I did a "portsnap fetch extract" and a "portupgrade -f
> > /usr/ports/x11/kde4" before I decided to email you about this
> > problem.
> That was a good first step but not quite enough. You need to ensure
> *all* your ports are up to date, not just KDE. What you want to run
> is "portupgrade -a". There is no need for the "-f" (force) flag as
> all that does is force a re-build of ports that are already up to
> date.
> In your case, the installed packages are very old (you have Qt 4.4.3
> while the current version is 4.6.1). Unfortunately, there is a good
> chance some things will have changed in the meantime that will make
> "portupgrade -a" fail. You will have to resolve those manually and
> run portupgrade again until everything is up to date.
> Remember to read /usr/ports/UPDATING which lists the ports that are
> known to require manual intervention.

I encountered this same problem on my computers. I watched it occur on 
the fastest one and killed the "portupgrade -a". I found that qt4-qmake 
had not been built before it tried to build qt4-moc and rcc. Once I 
selectively updated qmake, I could build moc and rcc.


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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