Portversion question

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Wed Oct 19 06:19:13 PDT 2005

Rem P Roberti <remegius at comcast.net> writes:

> Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> >Rem P Roberti <remegius at comcast.net> writes:
> >
> >
> >>I have crontab run cvsup, and make a new port index for me nightly.
> >>This morning I ran portversion -l and found that there was a package
> >>it regarded as not being up to date.  However, neither portmanager or
> >>portupgrade picked up the non-current package.  Why would portversion
> >>indicate a package that is not up to date, and either of the two
> >>upgrade programs not find it also?
> >>
> >
> >A bug?
> >A port that was moved? [see /usr/ports/MOVED]
> >
> >There are probably other possible reasons, but you didn't give us much
> >to go on...
> >
> >
> The port in question is libmng, which is in the graphics directory.
> The current version is 1.0.8, and that is exactly what pkg_info shows
> as being installed.  Portversion continues to show it as out of date.
> I have no doubt that my newbieness is missing something here, and I'd
> love to find out what it is :)

Pretty puzzling, actually, but seeing the exact output would help a
lot.  On the other hand, the libmng port is now up to 1.0.9...
Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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