Portupgrade woes ...

Gerard Seibert gerard at seibercom.net
Sat Mar 18 13:02:29 UTC 2006

Kiffin Gish wrote:

> I want to find out which ports need updating by running 'portupgrade
> -arR' "<". However, I am getting the following error message:
> Stale dependency: ImageMagick- --> lcms-1.14_1,1 -- manually
> run 'pkgdb -F' to fix, or specify -O to force.
> As suggested, I run 'pkgdb -F' and after a couple minutes, it seems to
> have fixed a number of problems.
> Rerunning portupgrade results in the same error as above.
> I tried rebuilding the port as follows:
> cd /usr/ports
> make fetchindex
> portsdb -u
> And then retrying the above, but this doesn;t help either.
> Help! How can I break out of this viscous circle and become a sane
> FreeBSD-er again?! 
> -- 
> Kiffin Gish <kiffin.gish at planet.nl>

Try running 'portmanager -uly' and see if that doesn't fix your problem.

Gerard Seibert
gerard at seibercom.net

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