upgrade packges

Sahil Tandon sahil at tandon.net
Sat Sep 20 21:38:31 UTC 2008

gahn <ipfreak at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi all:
> I am trying upgrading some packages and having problems. for example:
> home# pkg_delete mysql-client-5.0.67
> pkg_delete: package 'mysql-client-5.0.67' is required by these other packages
> and may not be deinstalled:
> apache-2.2.9_5
> php5-5.2.6_2
> cyrus-sasl-2.1.22_1
> postfix-2.5.4,1
> subversion-1.5.2
> ok, if i removed it via "pkg_delete -f" and replace it with new
> version (5.1), then what would happen to packeges like apach2.2.9.5,
> php5-5.2.6_2 ...? are those packages would fail?

They should not fail if you successfully upgrade mysql-client;
incidentally, you might want to try:

% portupgrade -o databases/mysql50-client mysql-client

Of course, to do this you'll need to install ports-mgmt/portupgrade.

Sahil Tandon <sahil at tandon.net>

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