linux-XFree86-libs-4.3.0_2/linux_base-7.1_7 conflict when upgrading linux-realplayer

epilogue epilogue at
Thu Dec 16 23:12:36 PST 2004

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004 13:57:41 +1030
Ian Moore <imoore at> wrote:

> Ok, I've delete linux-base, now portupgrade says:
> Stale dependency: linux-realplayer-8.cs2_5 --> linux_base-7.1_7 --
> manually run 'pkgdb -F' to fix, or specify -O to force.
> I'm still have trouble understanding what to do when portupgrade asks
> me this sort thing - well sometimes it's obvious, but often not.
> Should I just use -O or should I fix the dependency?

hello ian,

have a read (or two) of this article.  it may clarify your options
when faced with such a scenario.

hope this helps.


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