portmaster always re-installs some ports
corky1951 at comcast.net
Tue Aug 17 03:01:39 UTC 2010
A while back I aborted a recursive update (bad idea, I know now) and
must have messed up something in whatever info portmaster uses to decide
whether to re-install a port. Now, whenever I use portmaster -a, it
re-installs py26-imaging, py26-reportlab and py26-xml.
And it's a re-installation, not an upgrade.
I've tried manually uninstalling and then reinstalling these ports, but
portmaster still thinks they always need to re-installed . So the
manual un-/re-install apparently doesn't fix whatever info it's looking
I checked the portmaster manpage, but didn't find anything that tells me
how to fix my problem. I also took a quick look at the portmaster
sourcecode but nothing jumped out at me.
Any ideas? It's probably something obvious, but I'm missing it.
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