Portversion question

Brian E. Conklin bconklin at masongeneral.com
Thu Oct 20 09:22:48 PDT 2005

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> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org 
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Rem 
> P Roberti
> Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2005 9:12 AM
> To: FreeBSD
> Subject: Portversion question
> This continues to vex me.  Portversion is indicating as out 
> of date that 
> which is apparently not out of date.  For example, my current 
> tree (done 
> this morning) indicates that apsfilter 7.2.6 should be current.  
> Pkg_info indicates that version as installed.  Portversion 
> indicates out 
> of date.  What am I missing here?

>From the portupgrade man page you must:

To perform upgrades effectively and correctly, remember to run
pkgdb(1) with -F on occasions to fix dependency discrepancies, and
run portsdb(1) with -Uu every time you CVSup the ports tree to keep
your ports INDEX database up-to-date in sync with the tree.

Brian E. Conklin, MCP+I, MCSE
Director of Information Services
Mason General Hospital

> Thanks,
> Rem
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