Force installation of dependencies

Warren Liddell shinjii at
Wed Oct 21 10:58:32 UTC 2009

53 PM, Warren Liddell <shinjii at <mailto:shinjii at> 
<mailto: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.

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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