Dependency hell

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Mon Apr 19 07:20:24 PDT 2004

"Ziller, James" <James.Ziller at> writes:

> Making a simple symlink from to will allow xterm
> to run again - but of course that's a dirty disgusting way to do things.
> From what I understood, pkgdb is the tool to fix this, but running pkgdb -F
> will not prompt me to change xterm dependencies from to

No, that's not the tool to fix it.

As /usr/ports/UPDATING would tell you, do a 
"portupgrade -fr textproc/expat2".

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