how can I use portmaster to update but skip a package
basarevych at gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 03:38:26 UTC 2011
On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 5:33 AM, Antonio Olivares
<olivares14031 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear folks,
> I am trying to update one of my machines and I ran portmaster -a and got errors:
> I overcome most by unselecting GNUTLS from cups-image and cups-base,
> and then comes
> ===>>> Launching child to update libreoffice-3.3.3_2 to libreoffice-3.4.2_1
> ===>>> Port directory: /usr/ports/editors/libreoffice
> ===>>> This port is marked BROKEN
> ===>>> build is too fragile and break too often -- try libreoffice-legacy
> ===>>> If you are sure you can build it, remove the
> BROKEN line in the Makefile and try again.
> ===>>> Update for libreoffice-3.3.3_2 failed
> ===>>> Aborting update
> Is there a way to update most packages except this one?
> or should I uninstall it and reinstall it again later? This is not
> optimal, but it would be something I can try. I would prefer not to
> do this :(
> Thanks in advance,
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Maybe I spent to little time with portmaster, but I eventually
switched to portupgrade. I'ts more mature in my opinion. And
portupgrade -a doesn't have the problem you are referring to.
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