Fixing a busted ports area
dave at horsfall.org
Tue Mar 24 05:26:41 UTC 2015
FreeBSD 9.3-RELEASE-p10 (GENERIC) #0: Tue Feb 24 21:01:19 UTC 2015
The ports area is broken, due to what I guess was a mangled upgrade path
from FreeBSD 8.x. For example, when installing cups-client, I get:
pkg-static: pkgconf-0.9.7 conflicts with pkg-config-0.25_1 (installs files
into the same place). Problematic file: /usr/local/bin/pkg-config
*** [fake-pkg] Error code 70
It's not clear to me how to fix this. Is the simplest way to just remove
(or move) /usr/ports, install it from CD, then upgrade? I have quite a
few ports installed.
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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