jpeg-7 - rebuild all dependencies - how?
danielby at slightlystrange.org
Fri Jul 24 12:58:38 UTC 2009
Ooops! My apologies - it seems that an earlier version of UPDATING did indeed
say to pkg_delete.
Ewald, I'm sorry for sounding so patronising - I feel like a total fool now.
On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 01:55:42PM +0100, Daniel Bye wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 02:03:43PM +0200, Ewald Jenisch wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Updating one of my sytems I followed /usr/ports/UPDATING and did a
> > "pkg_delete -r jpeg-6b_7" - only to discover that everything that
> Au contraire, Blackadder. UPDATING says to run either of
> portmaster -r jpeg*
> portupgrade -fr graphics/jpeg
> It says nothing of pkg_delete.
> > depends on jpeg-* is gone - this involves little wonders like the
> > complete gnome2 environment plus e.g. firefox, gimp,
> > openoffice.
> pkg_delete -r <package> - recursively delete <package> and all others that
> depend on it.
> > What's really bad however is that all information about the
> > dependencies that were there before is now gone, i.e. the system has
> > no clue that e.g. gnome2 was installed.
> Yep, because pkg_delete removed their entries from the registry.
> > Fortunately, in my particular case, I did a "pkg_info -Rx jpeg-" prior
> > to that pkg_delete so at least I have clue as to the state of my ports
> > that depend on jpeg-* before that pkg_delete.
> > So here are my questions:
> > o) Do I really have to re-build every port that depends on jpeg-* from
> > scratch; i.e. "make && make install"ing every port? (i.e. take the
> > list from pkg_info (see above) and build everything by hand)
> That's going to be the best bet, yes.
> > o) Is there a less painful way to upgrade everything that depends on jpeg-*
> You could try installing prebuilt packages, but they might not all have been
> updated yet to use the new version of jpeg.
> > PS: To my understanding the information in /usr/ports/UPDATING is a
> > little misleading without mentioning anything that "pkg_delete"
> > basically removing all dependencies leaving the system in a state with
> > the dependent packages deleted having no clue as to what was there
> > before. Maybe a little hint about this would possibly keep others from
> > falling into similar traps....
> Read the relevant entry again. It mentions nothing about running pkg_delete.
> Daniel Bye
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