David Wolfskill david at
Thu Apr 28 15:20:29 UTC 2011

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 10:49:12AM -0400, Jerry wrote:
> The "netpbm-10.35.80_2" port won't build. There is a notation that the
> previous version has to be removed first. I saw something here a few
> days ago regarding that problem. Is the recommended method to do a
> "make deinstall && make reinstall" to get the updated port installed? I
> know that portupgrade chocks on the port if a previous version is
> installed.
> ....

As (I) documented in ports/156577, what worked for me was:

	pkg_delete -f netpbm-10.26.64_4
	portmaster graphics/netpbm

I subsequently heard from one person who reported that this did not work
for him.

For convenince: <>.

David H. Wolfskill				david at
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