Dealing with deprecated ports.

Scott Ballantyne sdb at
Tue Mar 15 05:06:07 UTC 2011

I want to upgrade devel/icu. In updating tells me to use 

portmaster -r icu

This starts to rebuild gnome2-fifth-toe which wants to rebuild straw.

But straw is marked DEPRECATED and portmaster won't rebuild it. I
pkg_delete doesn't want to delete it because gnome2-fifth-toe depends
on it.

I never know what to do in these situations. Can anyone pass me a

sdb at

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