How to handle upgrade of libnotify when cups-client-1.4.8 is marked as broken

Sahil Tandon sahil at
Sun Aug 28 21:15:11 UTC 2011

On Sun, 2011-08-28 at 13:57:18 -0700, Doug Barton wrote:

> On 8/28/2011 11:33 AM, Kostik Belousov wrote:
> > Ignoring or removing the option makes the ports upgrade without user
> > intervention.
> Neither of those is a valid option (pardon the pun). The primary goal
> is to avoid breaking the user's system, not to make the upgrade
> process go through without human intervention. Imagine a scenario
> where the user has a critical dependency on cups being compiled with
> gnutls. Not upgrading the currently installed (and working) version is
> a totally valid outcome. Silently upgrading cups to a version without
> gnutls makes the upgrade process "successful," but with a very poor
> outcome for the user.


Sahil Tandon <sahil at>

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