portupgrade misbehavior

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu May 20 00:01:38 PDT 2004

On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 02:55:35AM -0400, Adam McLaurin wrote:

> -# uname -a
> FreeBSD jake 5.2.1-RELEASE-p4 FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE-p4 #0: Tue Mar 30
> 01:07:47 EST 2004     root at jake:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/ESKI  i386
> Why the h*ll did portupgrade try to recompile zsh? I can't think of any
> logical explanation for this behavior. Perhaps I am missing something
> simple here; or perhaps I stumbled across a bug in portupgrade (or even
> ruby) ?

Is your INDEX out of date?  portupgrade assumes it is up-to-date and
bases its upgrade decisions on the contents.  Compare the output of
portversion and pkg_version.

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