Sergey Matveychuk sem at FreeBSD.org
Sun Jan 27 01:48:58 PST 2008

Doug Barton wrote:
> I handled this in portmaster by analyzing the CONFLICTS. If a requested 
> dependency has a CONFLICTS line I check the glob patterns against the 
> installed ports with pkg_info and keep going if we already have 
> something installed that will work.
> That's not a perfect solution, but it handles all the cases I've seen 
> personally, or users complained about before that feature was introduced.
> hope this helps,

Thanks Doug. It sounds reasonable. I'll think to implement it.


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