install of xfree86 onto mac os x 10.4.9
I am trying to install xfree86 so that I can install KDE and KDevelop etc.
In blissful ignorance of this installation I followed the advice on the macshadows web page here: http://www.macshadows.com/kb/index.php?title=Installing_KDE_on_Mac_OS_X
I installed fink. I did not find X11, although I thought I would find it on my version of Mac.
I ran "fink install Xfree86" in my terminal and left my computer to it...
Selecting previously deselected package xfree86-shlibs.
Unpacking xfree86-shlibs (from .../xfree86-shlibs_4.5.0-1024_darwin-i386.deb) ...
Setting up xfree86-shlibs (4.5.0-1024) ...
Setting up xfree86 (4.5.0-1024) ...
/sw/var/lib/dpkg/info/xfree86.postinst: line 23: 654 Segmentation fault /usr/X11R6/bin/fc-cache
/sw/bin/dpkg: error processing xfree86 (--install):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 139
Errors were encountered while
### execution of /sw/bin/dpkg-lockwait failed, exit code 1
Failed: can't batch-install packages: /sw/var/cache/apt/archives/xfree86_4.5.0-1024_darwin-i386.deb /sw/var/cache/apt/archives/xfree86-shlibs_4.5.0-1024_darwin-i386.deb
The web page did not tell me what to do about this and I could not find a way to test the configuration for Xfree86.
Then I installed FinkCommander highlighted xfree86 and clicked the "Selfupdate -rsync" button. The FinkCommander told me that all was well: "Self-repair succeeded. Please re-try your command." The display looks like:
flagged status name installed version
binary category summary
NO archived xfree86 4.5.0-1024 4.5.0-1040 x11-system Free X11 implementation for Darwin and Mac OS X
NO current xfree86-base-threaded provided
virtual [virtual package]
NO xfree86-base-threaded-dev virtual [virtual package]
NO current xfree86-base-threaded-shlibs provided virtual [virtual package]
NO current xfree86-shlibs
4.5.0-1024 4.5.0-1024 4.5.0-1040 x11-system Free X11 implementation for Darwin and Mac OS X
Am I OK now?
Thanks for your help.
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