Force installation of dependencies

Warren Liddell shinjii at
Wed Oct 21 04:40:00 UTC 2009

Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 10:53 PM, Warren Liddell <shinjii at 
> <mailto:shinjii at>> wrote:
>     is there a command that when comnpiling a certain pkg will tell it
>     to forcefully re-do every single dependcy for that particular pkg ?
> Judging from the topics of your recent posts, I assume you're not 
> using a port managment tools to handling installing and upgrading your 
> applications.  Become familar with portmaster or portupgrade, you'll 
> save yourself a lot of headache.
> -- 
> Adam Vande More
i use portupgrade .. but atm im getting no options or solutions to my 
problem .. so im trying to think of radical ways an means of solving it 
.. re-installing all dependencies of this pkg im hoping will solve my issue

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