Portmaster general questions and problems

David Newman dnewman at networktest.com
Mon Dec 27 04:44:05 UTC 2010

On 12/26/10 11:45 AM, Bruce Cran wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Dec 2010 11:39:58 -0800
> "Ron (Lists)" <rg.lists at rzweb.com> wrote:
>> ok, so libltdl-2.2.10 is already installed?  Why is that an issue?  
>> Why doesn't portmaster just happily skip it since it's already 
>> installed?  What am I not understanding here?  Or am I using
>> portmaster wrong?
> That's a problem I've come across before too - I'd be interested to
> know what's going wrong too.

This is covered in /usr/ports/UPDATING as part of the autotools cleanup.
Just search for the date '20101208' and follow the instructions in that

It's a good idea to check the UPDATING file before running 'portmaster
-a' or anytime you have problems with portmaster.


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