Advice sought on Portmaster -Faf and deleted ports

Warren Block wblock at
Mon Oct 14 05:03:17 UTC 2013

On Sun, 13 Oct 2013, Scott Ballantyne wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm following the recipe at the end of man portmaster for deleting and
> reinstalling all my ports, which I have done many times in the
> past. This time, I am getting errors on the portmaster -Faf step
> involving deleted ports, and I'm not sure how to deal with this
> easily.

What errors, exactly?

> So, I am seeking expert advice here. Is there a way to automate this
> and keep myself out of trouble, or do I need to do a 'port-by-port'
> upgrade of each port?

It should "just work".  Have you converted to pkgng?

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