mwm at mired.org
Fri Sep 24 08:54:29 PDT 2004
In <1048014804.2249.26.camel at localhost>, Matthew Smith <matt at forsetti.com> typed:
> Of course, this method does not work if there are any packages/ports
> depending on the port you are upggrading. The pkg_deinstall will fail
> because of the dependencies. I believe a pkg_deinstall -f will forcibly
> remove the package anyway. Unfortunately, I still sometimes find the
> dependent ports need to be recompiled for the new version of the port
> you are installing.
Yup. That's what portupgrade is for.
Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> http://www.mired.org/consulting.html
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