KDE issues after recent portupgrade

Trey Sizemore trey at fastmail.fm
Sun Jan 23 08:51:33 PST 2005

On Sun, 2005-01-23 at 08:41 -0800, Michael C. Shultz wrote:
> Yes. portupgrade screws up the port registration files when you run
> pkgdb -F.  These are the files in /var/db/pkg/{portname}/+CONTENTS 
> Portmanager does not mess with the registration files and can usually 
> straighten out the damage caused by pkgdb -F. As portmanager runs it 
> gives you good feedback on what it is doing and why, and if you 
> disagree or just question something it is perfectly safe to ctrl-C
> out 
> of it.  When start again and it will just pick up from when you left 
> off.

So as a general rule, it appears I would just cvsup my ports as usual
and then use 'portmanager -u' rather than 'portupgrade -arR'.  No more
need for portsdb -u and pkgdb -F then?


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