portmanager confusion

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Mon Mar 13 02:44:33 UTC 2006

>> two questions
>>   o how do i tell portmanager to force the single port, and
>>     not everything on which it depends as in -f?
>>   o why did portmanager not rebuild in the following case.
>>     as i can not force, then who is responsible to see ports
>     with changes are rebuilt?
> Take a look at the acroread Makefile and you'll see why you can't do 
> anything with it.

ok, so i am in the midst of the disgusting incantations for acroread.

but i can not force build any other port.  how does one force the


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