How to upgrade to KDE4

Andrew Falanga af300wsm at
Fri Nov 7 06:49:21 PST 2008

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 3:26 PM, RW <fbsd06 at> wrote:
> On Wed, 05 Nov 2008 06:52:06 -0800
> af300wsm at wrote:
> the only
>> thing that updated was the meta-port (I did a portupgrade -r too).
> Aside from the fact that there are separate kde meta-ports,
> portupgrade -r kde... updates the metaport and everything that depends
> on the metaport, not everything the metaport depends on.

Thanks for the clarification.  I think I had things backwards.

Also, as I'd like to go to KDE 4, should I do a make deinstall in
kdebase, or perhaps pkg_delete for the kde packages before installing?
 I know that the first respondent said the two versions could be run
in tandem, and while I've got plenty of disk space for this, it also
seems quite error prone.  What would be the recommended course?


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