How to deal with package conflicts (apache)?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Feb 8 23:23:44 PST 2004

On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 05:24:32PM +1030, W. Sierke wrote:
> How should I deal with package conflicts such as
> apache13/apache13-mod_ssl...
> I've installed apache13-mod_ssl but a couple of other ports I want to
> install want apache13 (specifically apache-1.3.29_1) which complains of a
> package conflict (with apache+mod_ssl-1.3.29+2.8.16) so I'll have to force
> the installation. Is there a way of convincing the new packages that
> apache13-mod_ssl is an adequate substitute for apache13?

Set the APACHE_PORT variable (to www/apachewhatever) in
/etc/make.conf.  This will only work with ports, not packages, for
which one can only use the default settings.

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