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Date:      Sat, 28 Jul 2007 20:51:28 +0000
From:      Pollywog <lists-fbsd@shadypond.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: oops, what have i done!
Message-ID:  <200707282051.28386.lists-fbsd@shadypond.com>
In-Reply-To: <20070728202316.GA15797@owl.midgard.homeip.net>
References:  <200707281513.51368.freebsd@dfwlp.com> <20070728202316.GA15797@owl.midgard.homeip.net>

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On Saturday 28 July 2007 20:23:16 Erik Trulsson wrote:

> Short answer:  It is perfectly normal.  Don't worry.
>
>
> Longer answer:
>
> The reason you have all of them installed is that some ports need one of
> them, and others need another one etc.
> It is perfectly safe to have all of them installed at the same time.
>
> You can delete any or all of them if you wish, but don't be surprised if
> they get pulled in again by one port or another.

In Linux, I occasionally have compiling problems when I have two versions of 
automake installed.  Removing the ones that are not needed fixes the problem.






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