stale dependencies in pkgdb
petermatulis at yahoo.ca
Fri Feb 10 13:04:56 PST 2006
--- Andrew <andrew.chace at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-02-10 at 11:42 -0500, Robert Huff wrote:
> > Andrew writes:
> > > I've run "pkgdb -F" as portupgrade suggests, deleting stale
> > > dependencies, but they seem to keep reappearing.
> > I'm not an expert on pkgdb, but I'm pretty sure that's the way
> > it works.
> > You need to fix, not delete, the stale dependencies. This may
> > take some effort the first time around.
> > Beyond that, I question the wisdom of any "automatic"
> > solution. There are definitely times when I do _not_ want to accept
> > the fixes proposed by pkgdb -F.
> My apologies; I re-read the man pages for portupgrade and pkgdb and I
> think I understand what's going on now.
Ok, but be more careful next time.
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