Annoying ports problem
davide at sito.it
Thu Feb 17 12:09:31 GMT 2005
you're in the wrong way... to update all your ports you must use portupgrade
from ports, but if you are sure what u'r doing simply add
FORCE_PKG_REGISTER=yes in your /etc/make.conf but after time you could have
some trouble in your PKGDB
----- Original Message -----
From: "Heinrich Rebehn" <rebehn at ant.uni-bremen.de>
To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 17, 2005 10:45 AM
Subject: Annoying ports problem
> Hi list,
> I have run into an annoying problem several times when upgrading ports.
> Say, if i want to upgrade gstreamer-plugins, i do:
> # cd /usr/ports/multimedia/gstreamer-plugins
> # make
> This pulls in some dependencies, for example gnomevfs2. gnnomevfs2 will
> compile fine, but then stops because it wants to install gnomevfs2 instead
> of reinstalling it:
> ===> An older version of devel/gnomevfs2 is already installed
> You may wish to ``make deinstall'' and install this port again
> by ``make reinstall'' to upgrade it properly.
> If you really wish to overwrite the old port of devel/gnomevfs2
> without deleting it first, set the variable "FORCE_PKG_REGISTER"
> in your environment or the "make install" command line.
> *** Error code 1
> Since i have run into this several times, i must be missing something
> substantial. What is it?
> Heinrich Rebehn
> University of Bremen
> Physics / Electrical and Electronics Engineering
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