Advice needed - how did I get into this mess?

Chris Hill chris at
Sat Feb 17 02:11:19 UTC 2007

On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, Roy Plant wrote:


> 2) How do I keep the rest of my ports up to date without
> updating PHP 5?

Perhaps you could edit /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf to include

   HOLD_PKGS = [

This should prevent portupgrade from upgrading anything php. Not sure I 
got the name correct; look at the pkg_info for your php installation.

I've used this for other things, but not for PHP. Caveat lector.


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