kde4 rebuild - some guidance please

John Merryweather Cooper j.m.cooper at borgsdemons.com
Wed Jan 9 01:45:13 UTC 2013

On 01/05/13 05:23, David Southwell wrote:
> Hi
> I am having problems with my kde4 installation and feel the need to
> deinstall and start again.
> In view of the number of ports and dependencies can someone please let
> me know the cleanest way of doing this. It would probably be safer to
> assume an upwards and downwards recursive build.
> Thanks in advance
> david

I just used:

# portmaster --force-config x11/kde4 to rebuild my KDE4 from scratch.

You can also pass the -f switch to rebuild in place, although I prefer 
blowing away and starting fresh.
John M. Cooper

John M. Cooper

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