Portupgrade used to be fun!!!

Pablo Mora bidjan at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 21:51:29 PDT 2007

On 10/27/07, E. J. Cerejo <ecerejo at optonline.net> wrote:
> Not anymore!  Every time I cvsup my ports tree and I see all of those
> ports that need to be updated my belly aches and that's because
> portupgrade doesn't work the way it used to work.  It is not fun any
> more!  Always an issue, either a port conflicts with another port or it
> fails all together.  I have forgotten the last time I updated my ports
> without any issues.  Today scrollkeeper is conflicting with rarian, they
> install files on the same directory.  Go figure.  Those were the days
> when it used to work.

>From /usrp/ports/UPDATING:

  AFFECTS: All GNOME users and ports depend on gnomehier
  AUTHOR: gnome at FreeBSD.org

  GNOME has been updated to 2.20.1. All ports that depend on gnomehier have
  had their DATADIR moved from share/gnome/ to share/ (e.g.
  ${LOCALBASE}/share/gnome/ to ${LOCALBASE}/share/).
  This puts the FreeBSD GNOME ports more in line with the default
  GNOME installation hierarchy. To find the specific directories that
  have changed, see misc/gnomehier/files/dirlist. To upgrade your
  installed ports, you will need to use either sysutils/portupgrade or

    Portupgrade users:
        # pkgdb -Ff
        # portupgrade -f -o textproc/rarian textproc/scrollkeeper
        # portupgrade -a

    Portmaster users:
        # portmaster -o textproc/rarian textproc/scrollkeeper
        # portmaster -a

  If some of icons, applets, themes or other customized items have
  disappered from your desktop in this upgrade, you will need to
  remove and re-add these items to make them appear again due to the
  DATADIR change.

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