portmaster -r failure

Gary Aitken freebsd at dreamchaser.org
Sun Apr 16 13:33:48 UTC 2017

Ugh, not the first time I forgot to check.
Thanks Jochen and Herbert

>> I was updating some ports and got the following message:
>> ===>  Checking if py27-setuptools already installed
>> ===>   Registering installation for py27-setuptools-32.1.0_1 as automatic
>> Installing py27-setuptools-32.1.0_1...
>> pkg-static: py27-setuptools-32.1.0_1 conflicts with py27-setuptools27-32.1.0 (installs files into the same place). Problematic file
>> : /usr/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/easy-install.pth.dist
>> So I did
>>   portmaster -r devel/py27-setuptools
>> but I get the same error.
>> Isn't the point of -r to get around this problem?
>> So then I did
>>   portmaster -e py27-setuptools27-32.1.0
>> and when it asked if I wanted to delete all the dependencies,
>> I replied "y"
> Do you see UPDATING from 16-3-2017?
> py27-setuptools27 was moves to py27-setuptools

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