Ports gripe

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu May 6 01:21:13 PDT 2004

On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 01:17:48AM -0700, Clint Olsen wrote:
> Riddle me this, Batman:
> So, why would the ports system (portupgrade for example) go to the trouble
> of building a port dependency and _then_ (and only then) would it check for
> a previously insalled version, bitch and gripe, and then exit?  Portupgrade
> and friends do a clean every time, so this build process was a complete
> waste of time.

Sounds like you forgot to do 'make all deinstall reinstall' to remove
the old version first ;-)

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