Moved ports - what to do?

Pav Lucistnik pav at
Sun May 28 13:25:34 PDT 2006

Lars Stokholm píše v ne 28. 05. 2006 v 22:20 +0200:

> What is one supposed to do when ports are moved?
> gnomemimedata, e.g., has just been moved/renamed to gnome-mime-data (as 
> described in /usr/ports/MOVED). I've run pkgdb -Fu, which detected the 
> move, but the package is still called by its old name, in the output of 
> pkg_info (i.e. gnomemimedata).

You don't have to do anything, nothing is broken. It will pick up an
upgrade next time just as always.

> I would have expected the installed package to be renamed to 
> gnome-mime-data. Am I supposed to force a deinstallation of the old 
> package and install the new one manually?

You can if you want. portupgrade -f <name> will do the job.

Pav Lucistnik <pav at>
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