Urgent help needed : portmaster dies on py-cairo
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Mon Jul 6 09:51:29 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 02:50:35PM +0530, manish jain wrote:
> 2009/7/6 b. f. <bf1783 at googlemail.com>
> After running pkgdb -F, I find that there hundreds of ports depending on
You shouldn't have 2.5 installed at all. It should be upgraded to 2.6 and
changes propagated to all dependent ports, see /usr/ports/UPDATE entry
I've 99 ports depending on python 2.6, and my update was quite smooth, IIRC.
> 1) How do I find or set PYTHON_DEFAULT_VERSION ?
> 2) What workaround would be needed in make.conf to get 2.5-hardwired ports
> to use 2.6 instead ?
I never had to mess with this, and I don't think it is a good idea.
What I would probably do in your situation, is delete python2.5 forcefully,
reinstall python2.6, and then reinstall any port which complains.
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