port marked as IGNORE ?

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Fri Oct 3 17:49:55 UTC 2008

On Fri, 3 Oct 2008 13:26:04 -0400
"Michael P. Soulier" <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca> wrote:

> When I portupgrade, I see this
> [root at kanga ~]# portupgrade -a [Updating the pkgdb <format:dbm_hash>
> in /var/db/pkg ... - 369 packages found (-2 +1) (...). done]
> ** Port marked as IGNORE: misc/ldconfig_compat:
>         isn't needed (part of base rc.d)
> But a couple of ports need it to upgrade, so they fail. 
> How would this have been marked as IGNORE and what should I do to
> permit upgrades to continue?

The port isn't needed in recent versions of the FreeBSD, and I see from
your other post that you recently upgraded from 5.x to 6.x.

Try deleting the port and running pkgdb -F.

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