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Date:      Thu, 5 Feb 2009 12:12:44 +0000
From:      Anton Shterenlikht <mexas@bristol.ac.uk>
To:        Steve Franks <bahamasfranks@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD-Questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: policykit fails to build on 7.1-stable i386
Message-ID:  <20090205121244.GD42622@mech-cluster238.men.bris.ac.uk>
In-Reply-To: <539c60b90902041334l5950bd5fh3c6443f9be54044a@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <20090203095745.GA90786@mech-cluster238.men.bris.ac.uk> <20090203102455.GA99454@mech-cluster238.men.bris.ac.uk> <20090203164929.GA91845@skepsi.net> <200902031121.23565.fbsd.questions@rachie.is-a-geek.net> <20090203204824.GA93304@Grumpy.DynDNS.org> <539c60b90902041334l5950bd5fh3c6443f9be54044a@mail.gmail.com>

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On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 02:34:35PM -0700, Steve Franks wrote:
> > I think "portupgrade -f p5-XML-Parser" got me over the hurdle. There was
> 
> !!!
> > a file missing altho the port was installed. Forced it to build and
> !!!
> 
> > reinstall and things were able to build once again.
> 
> Someone (maintainer or upstream) should be paying more attention here.
>  All my systems have gone thru this problem this week.  That begins to
> cross over from nuisance to something stronger in my book....I don't
> like port problems that break *everything* - should have been obvious
> to catch before releasing it into the wild if it breaks (at my
> estimate) 20+ ports.  Same as the current X.Org 7.4 issues...we losing
> our touch or something?  I like gloating to the linux people about
> robustness.  Hate to give them fodder ;)

yes, I think something went seriously wrong with X after upgrades of
23-24 Jan 2009. I cannot get X to work at all on 7.1-stable or 8.0-current,
and some stubborn problems on 6.4-stable alpha.

I submitted one PR already, and am preparing two more.

-- 
Anton Shterenlikht
Room 2.6, Queen's Building
Mech Eng Dept
Bristol University
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TR, UK
Tel: +44 (0)117 928 8233 
Fax: +44 (0)117 929 4423



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