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Date:      Tue, 26 Mar 2013 06:53:11 -0500
From:      Antonio Olivares <>
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Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: gettext problem in FreeBSD 8.3 system hosed
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Dear Sir,

> As bapt@ hints: try rebuilding binutils without NLS.
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I have binutils installed without NLS.  I ran make deinstall reinstall
inside /usr/ports/devel/binutils/ and it deinstalls and it fails to
reinstall because it depends on gettext :(  Now I guess I am really in

I am not using pkgng just ports.  On three machines I am successfull,
two 9.1-RELEASE-p1 and one 8.3-RELEASE, but this 9.1-RELEASE box I
could not build some ports, I tried deinstall/reinstall options, and
now I guess I am in a major problem, unless gettext starts to build
soon, I uninstalled glib20, and tried reinstall it fails with gettext.
 There is a new version out, but it has not made it to ports :(
I'll hang in there for a little while longer, but if it comes down to
deleting and reinstalling all ports, I may do just that.

Best Regards && Thanks for the suggestions and advice provided.


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