PORTS - no longer updated
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sun Jun 15 06:43:19 UTC 2008
Jos Chrispijn wrote:
> I use a port that no longer is supported thru the regular ports.
> p5-Text-ParseWords-3.1 Parse text into an array of tokens or array of
> ** Listing the failed packages (-:ignored / *:skipped / !:failed)
> - textproc/p5-Text-ParseWords (port directory error)
> Have tried to remove it, but then I get the message that there are still
> other installed programs are using it.
> Would the only possibility be that I excluded it from being update by
> adding it to pkgtools.conf or is there another way to correct this?
Text::ParseWords is provided by the basic perl port -- see, no
% pkg_info -Ix ParseWords
pkg_info: no packages match pattern(s)
but the module is still there:
% perl -MText::ParseWords -le 'print $Text::ParseWords::VERSION;'
What you need to do is force delete the package:
# pkg_delete -f p5-Text-ParseWords-3.1
and then run
# pkgdb -Fu
to fix up the broken dependency linkages. Everything that depended
on p5-Text-ParseWords would already depend on perl anyhow, so just
delete the dependency if pkgdb can't work it out for itself.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate
Kent, CT11 9PW
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