Let pkg upgrade packages that were installed from binary only?

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Mon Sep 14 19:31:54 UTC 2015

>>>>> "Patrick" == Patrick Hess <patrickhess at gmx.net> writes:

Patrick> Nagy László Zsolt wrote:
>> So is there a way to tell "pkg" that it should not automatically install 
>> dependencies from packages that were installed from the ports tree?

Patrick> You can use "pkg lock ..." to tell pkg(8) not to mess with the packages
Patrick> that you want to compile yourself from the ports tree.

You can still run in to dependency hell that way.  The moment you start
setting non-default options, the best way I've found is setting up
poudriere.  It's amazingly easy once you get the hang of it, and you can
do a "build" without breaking your current installation until it builds

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