Portupgrade problem

Gary Kline kline at thought.org
Fri Apr 9 13:00:16 PDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 09:14:07PM +0200, Andreas Davour wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Apr 2004, Andrew L. Gould wrote:
> > On Friday 09 April 2004 01:55 pm, Andreas Davour wrote:
> [snip]
> > > If anyone can shed some light on those matters, then I'm all ears. I can't
> > > get a new version of Firefox to compile without atk so I'm very interested
> > > in getting this to work.
> > >
> > > I have run 'pkgdb -F' and tried to remove the dependecy, but have not
> > > succeeded. I'm not even sure it would be wise to do it...
> >
> > Did you remember to execute 'pkgdb -Uu' after cvsup and before portupgrade?
> So be quite frank, I have no idea! I think I followed all instructions
> quite litterally. But portupgrade was mentioned in the handbook and the
> "cookbook" examples I found on the web differed somewhat. I no longer
> remembered if I did a 'pkgdb -Uu' or not.
> I there any telltale signs showing in the narrative in my first post that
> indicates I forgot it? Is it recommendable I run it now then?
> /andreas

	If I can offer a practical tip re cvsu'ing and running 'pkgdb
	-Uu', why not script it and run it out of cron?  That's how I
	make sure tht my ports tree is neat nd clean.

	When I do a portupgrade, my script runs pkgdb -F as a first
	steps.  ...Just my dime's worth.



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