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I have my openbsd 3.7 cdroms.  I upgraded my 3.6.  I cvsd the 3.7 ports tree.  I now go to install firefox (1.0).  I get a halt that indicates there is a conflict between my version of gmake and the patched version ports wants to install.  I do not know how to clear that.  Would some sort pkg_del type command on gmake be appropriate?  Here is the output:

 install -c -o root -g bin -m 444 /usr/ports/devel/gmake/w-gmake-3.80p0/make-3.80/make.1 /usr/ports/devel/gmake/w-gmake-3.80p0/fake-i386/usr/local/man/man1/gmake.1
===>  Building package for gmake-3.80p0
Creating package /usr/ports/packages/i386/all/gmake-3.80p0.tgz
Creating gzip'd tar ball in '/usr/ports/packages/i386/all/gmake-3.80p0.tgz'
Link to /usr/ports/packages/i386/ftp/gmake-3.80p0.tgz
Link to /usr/ports/packages/i386/cdrom/gmake-3.80p0.tgz
===>  gmake-3.80p0 depends on: gettext->=0.10.38 - found
===>  Installing gmake-3.80p0 from /usr/ports/packages/i386/all/gmake-3.80p0.tgz
Can't install gmake-3.80p0 because of conflicts (gmake-3.80)
/usr/sbin/pkg_add: /usr/ports/packages/i386/all/gmake-3.80p0.tgz:Fatal error
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/devel/gmake (line 1864 of /usr/ports/infrastructure/mk/bsd.port.mk).
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/www/mozilla-firefox (line 1311 of /usr/ports/infrastructure/mk/bsd.port.mk).
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Yes, pkg_delete gmake-3.80 then go back and make install your firefox port. The message is reporting that the gmake the port needs is in conflict with the one you have installed.





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My experience is that this is insufficient by itself to give you success.  If so, I recommend deleting all packages.  I think you can do this pointing pkg-delete to the directory where the package names are.  Note that this is not guaranteed in that I gave up at an earlier point and installed fresh rather than upgrading.  There is some discussion about gmake problems on ports@openbsd.org.
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