devel/libevent shopstopper

Christian Weisgerber naddy at
Wed Feb 22 18:15:10 UTC 2017

On 2017-02-20, Jim Ohlstein <jim at> wrote:

> Yup, it's a big one. That's why there's an entry in /usr/ports/UPDATING:
> 20170220:
>    AFFECTS: devel/libevent2
>    AUTHOR: jbeich at
>    libevent2 has been renamed back to libevent as the default version.
>    If you manage out of tree ports make sure to run the following:
>      # pkg set -n libevent2:libevent
>      # pkg set -o devel/libevent2:devel/libevent

The "If you manage out of tree ports" part is very confusing.
Either it is plain wrong or I don't understand what it means.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at

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