Re: How do I uninstall XDarwin and its dependencies?
2007-06-30 23:56:00 GMT
That was correct--I didn't have the X11SDK.pkg installed.
After I installed it "fink self-udpate" was confused about inconsistent dependencies, so I started the whole process over from scratch. This time everything went through without a hitch. Thanks for your help.
3) will save you from spending the time trying to build/install
xfree86/xorg and not be able to install them.
The presence of system-xfree86-manual-install in the package list
indicates that X11SDK isn't installed, or that a critical file got
dropped by the installer during the install process. (Re)Install the
Bill McNeill wrote:
> Thanks. I did that and everything seemed to go okay.
> Next I decided to update all my packages (because that's what fink
> selfupdate tells you to do at the end of its spew). I ran fink
> update-all and saw the following:
> $ sudo fink update-all
> Scanning package description files..........
> Information about 2360 packages read in 1 seconds.
> fink needs help picking an alternative to satisfy a virtual
> dependency. The candidates:
> (1) xfree86: Free X11 implementation
> (2) xorg: Free X11 implementation
> (3) system-xfree86-manual-install: Manually installed X11 components
> Pick one: 
> What is the right answer if I want to use Apple's X11?
> On 6/30/07, *Alexander Hansen* <akh <at> finkproject.org
> <mailto:akh <at> finkproject.org>> wrote:
> Bill McNeill wrote:
> > I had a brand new MacBook. I used fink to install a bunch of
> software. I ended
> > up with an Applications->XDarwin program. Later I went to the
> Apple install
> > disk and installed the X11User.pkg. I wish I had done this in
> the opposite
> > order because I'd prefer to use Apple's X11 code.
> > Looking at Fink Commander, the x11, x11-dev, and x11-shlibs are
> all installed
> > virtual packages, but xfree86, xfree86-shlibs are non-virtual.
> > I want to uninstall all X11 code installed by fink and fix
> package dependencies
> > so that they point at Apple's X11 code. How do I do this?
> > Thanks.
> > --bill
> /Applications/XDarwin.app is the least of your worries.
> Installing Apple's X11 over a Fink X11 setup is generally not a good
> idea. You're going to need to flush your X11 installation via the
> command at the beginning of:
> Also run "sudo rm -rf /Library/Receipts/X11Update2006.pkg"
> Then go ahead and reinstall X11User.pkg . You'll want X11SDK.pkg from
> the Xcode Tools if you plan on doing any compiling of X11-based
> Unfortunately, almost everything that you've -built- with Fink
> that uses
> X11 will require rebuilding because of non-backwards-compatibility in
> the libraries from Fink's xfree86 packages. Packages that were
> installed via the binary distribution will be OK, as these were
> on a system with Apple's X11 installed.
> Alexander K. Hansen
> akh AT finkproject DOT org
> Fink User Liaison and Documenter
> Bill McNeill
Alexander K. Hansen
akh AT finkproject DOT org
Fink User Liaison and Documenter
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