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Date:      Tue, 26 Mar 2013 00:16:01 -0400
From:      "illoai@gmail.com" <illoai@gmail.com>
To:        Antonio Olivares <olivares14031@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: gettext problem in FreeBSD 8.3 system hosed
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On 25 March 2013 12:52, Antonio Olivares <olivares14031@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear folks,
>
> As following /usr/port/UPDATING, I ran into a bit of trouble.  System
> is hosed and I cannot update any ports.  I tried to follow advice
> here:
>
> 20130316:
>   AFFECTS: users of converters/libiconv and devel/gettext
>   AUTHOR: bapt@FreeBSD.org
>
>   libiconv now handles the lib/charset.alias file instead of devel/gettext.
>   If you are using pkgng 'and' upgrading from source with portupgrade or
>   portmaster, first delete gettext, upgrade libiconv, then reinstall gettext.
>
>   # pkg delete -f devel/gettext
>   # portmaster converters/libiconv devel/gettext
>     or
>   # pkg delete -f devel/gettext
>   # portupgrade converters/libiconv devel/gettext
>
> but I get error(s) in gettext.  I see that there is a small problem
> with gettext:
>
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=177176
>
> How can I get around it, I made errors by deleting devel/gmake, and
> devel/glib20 and I tried to reinstall these, I did a make deinstall
> reinstall to see if I could bypass the error, but update(s) always
> fail with gettext.  Any ideas/suggestions to fix this problem?
>

As bapt@ hints: try rebuilding binutils without NLS.

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