question regarding portupgrade for php on 5.3

Roland Smith rsmith at
Fri Nov 11 16:38:57 GMT 2005

On Fri, Nov 11, 2005 at 11:33:05AM -0500, Steve wrote:
> Forgive me if this is either a n00b or dumb question...this is the first 
> time I'm trying things this way.
> I'm using 5.3 on i386 architechture.  I have installed the portupgrade 
> package with the intention of upgrading php4 on my box from 4.3.10 to 4.4.
> I installed portupgrade then I made a backup of /var/db/pkg (following the 
> Lehey FreeBSD book) and tried:
> >portupgrade -v php4
> Expecting it would just go and upgrade to the current php4.4.1 package, 
> instead I get the message:
> "no need to upgrade php4-4.3.10_2 (>= php4-4.3.10_2). specify -f to force."
> So what should I do?

You should bring your ports tree up to date with cvsup (see the
handbook) and try again.

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