kutulu at kutulu.org
Sun May 16 12:14:05 PDT 2004
* Lee Harr <missive at hotmail.com> [040516 15:00]:
> >Trying to do the portupgrade of postgresql on my FreeBSD 5.2.1 box. When
> >I try a 'pkg_delete postgresql-7.3.4_1', it has dependents and says
> >cannot be deinstalled. How do I handle this port upgrade?
> >esmtp# pkg_delete postgresql-7.3.4_1
> >pkg_delete: package 'postgresql-7.3.4_1' is required by these other
> >and may not be deinstalled:
> Have you ever used portupgrade?
> (section 4.5.5 discusses portupgrade)
While portupgrade is easily the most effective solution, and the one I
would also recommend, there are alternatives. A 'make deinstall
reinstall' in the port directory will do basically the same thing,
though without the safety precations portupgrade takes.
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