portupgrade ignoring a pacakge

Jay Chandler lists at sequestered.net
Sun Oct 14 17:48:48 PDT 2007

Jonathan Horne wrote:
> i have had a crazy month with my ports and keeping things updates (more 
> specific to successfully building a kde set, but thats not what i want to ask 
> about right now).  a minute ago, i tried to update my ports on my jail-host 
> server.  autoconf was one of the recent problem, and now i see that the 2.59 
> now aligns with the 2.61 as its upgrade path (where, before i think it didnt 
> show up).  now, im getting:
> [root at canopus ~]# portupgrade -apP
> --->  Skipping 'devel/autoconf261' (autoconf-2.59_3) because it has already 
> been ignored
> ** Listing the failed packages (*:skipped / !:failed)
>         * devel/autoconf261 (autoconf-2.59_3)
> --->  Packages processed: 0 done, 66 ignored, 1 skipped and 0 failed
> so, how can i un-ignore something that portupgrade has apparently already 
> ignored?

I did a pkg_delete -f for both autoconfs-- from there I installed the 
correct version, then rebuilt the downstream dependencies, namely automake.

And if this is through my jail-host provider, I've had enough issues 
with them to where I'm moving off of their platform.

Jay Chandler / KB1JWQ
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