make package problem

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Aug 1 13:32:35 GMT 2005

On Mon, Aug 01, 2005 at 09:48:07AM +0200, John Oxley wrote:
> Hi,
> If I try to do a make package or make package-recursive, and the port is
> already installed, it always complains about that.  Can I make a package
> without pkg_delete -f'ing the port first.  It doesn't seem to complain
> about the dependencies though.
> Here is a transcript of the error message:
> root at hades:/usr/ports/ftp/lftp# make package-recursive
> ===>  Installing for lftp-3.2.1
> ===>   lftp-3.2.1 depends on shared library: intl - found
> ===>   Generating temporary packing list
> ===>  Checking if ftp/lftp already installed
> ===>   lftp-3.2.1 is already installed
>       You may wish to ``make deinstall'' and install this port again
>       by ``make reinstall'' to upgrade it properly.
>       If you really wish to overwrite the old port of ftp/lftp
>       without deleting it first, set the variable "FORCE_PKG_REGISTER"
>       in your environment or the "make install" command line.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/ftp/lftp.
> root at hades:/usr/ports/ftp/lftp# 
> What can I do to fix this behaviour?

Exactly what it tells you in the error message.

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