Force installation of dependencies
shinjii at maydias.com
Wed Oct 21 10:58:32 UTC 2009
53 PM, Warren Liddell <shinjii at maydias.com <mailto:shinjii at maydias.com>
<mailto:shinjii at maydias.com <mailto:shinjii at maydias.com>>> 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.
This has made a huge difference an has indeed helped to get a lot of
troublesome ports done.
Many tnxs for the help :)
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