Force installation of dependencies

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Wed Oct 21 05:08:10 UTC 2009

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 11:42 PM, Warren Liddell <shinjii at>wrote:

> 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

portupgrade -Rf <portname> should do the trick.

pkgdb -L sometimes helps

Adam Vande More

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