Anyone made pkgtools.conf's "ALT_PKGDEP" work?

Mr Mailadmin mailadmin at
Thu Feb 3 16:51:01 PST 2005

I get the same problem, and no i have not been able to get ALT_PKGDEP to 
work properly. However, there is a make.conf variable that might help 
the apache side:


Kirk Strauser wrote:

>I have this in my pkgtools.conf:
>    'apache-1.3.*'              => 'apache+mod_ssl-1.3.*',
>    'openldap-client-*'         => 'openldap-sasl-client-*',
>    'openldap-server-*'         => 'openldap-sasl-server-*'
>  }
>However, I still get errors like this all the time after upgrading ports:
>    # portversion -vL=
>    Stale dependency: gtk-qt-engine-0.6 --> openldap-client-2.2.19 -- manually run 'pkgdb -F' to fix, or specify -O to force.
>It seems that the ALT_PKGDEP values should be rewriting that dependency on
>openldap-client-2.2.19 to openldap-sasl-client-2.2.19 automatically but it
>never does.  Has anyone made this work, or should I file a PR?

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