upgrade a port

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Fri Apr 23 14:14:27 PDT 2004

Chiang Seng Chang writes:

>  portupgrade wont work because ver 22 was not installed in the
>  first place.
>  pkg_deinstall ver 21 wont work because there are dependencies.
>  portinstall ver 22 wont work because ver 21 is there.
>  how do i get out of this catch-22 ?

	pkg_delete -f <old pkg>
	pkgdb -F				# just to be sure
	portinstall <new pkg>

	(Crude, but effective.)

					Robert Huff

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