Fixing broken dependencies

Robert Noland rnoland at
Wed Jan 3 09:08:28 PST 2007

On Sat, 2006-12-30 at 13:39 +0000, Mark Ovens wrote:
> I used pkg_delete(1) to remove several unwanted ports but now 
> portmanager reports them as missing because they are still listed as in 
> the +CONTENTS of other packages, e.g. I pkg_delete'd koffice but 
> portmanager now lists it as MISSING because it is still listed in the 
> +CONTENTS of the kde meta-port as a @pkgdep.
> What is the best way to fix this? If I run ``portmanager -u'' to upgrade 
> all the ports I suspect that it will simply reinstall all the ports it 
> considers are missing.
> I'm sure I know how to do this, but I can't remember :(

If you delete the meta-port, portmanager will track the individual
components separately and not complain about the missing deps.


> Thanks.
> Regards,
> Mark
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