Snag in upgrading p5-XML-SAX and p5-XML-SAX-Base

Thomas Mueller mueller23 at
Fri Oct 19 09:46:21 UTC 2012

from Sergey V. Dyatko <sergey.dyatko at> :

> 0120512:
>   AFFECTS: users of textproc/p5-XML-SAX
>   AUTHOR: crees at

>   p5-XML-SAX (X-S) was split into p5-XML-SAX-Base (X-S-B) and
>   p5-XML-SAX for version 0.99.  Since X-S-B now installs some files
>   formerly installed by X-S the package for X-S must be deinstalled
>   before updating X-S.

>   # pkg_delete -fx p5-XML-SAX
>   # portmaster textproc/p5-XML-SAX

>   (users of pkgng can substitute pkg_delete with pkg delete)

wbr, tiger

That worked, but almost didn't.

I just a day ago switched to pkgng, but "pkg delete" produced
No package(s) found!

But pkg_delete -fx p5-XML-SAX worked, then I was able to 

portmaster textproc/p5-XML-SAX

and then, switching to textproc/p5-XML-SAX-Base directory,

make package clean


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