Cannot pkg upgrade WindowMaker 0.95.7 -> 0.95.8

Marco Beishuizen mbeis at
Mon Oct 9 14:29:16 UTC 2017

On Mon, 9 Oct 2017, the wise James Geering wrote:

> Hi All, I have just noticed that WindowMaker 0.95.8 has been released in 
> the freshports site; previously I was incorrectly trying to build this 
> myself from the windowmaker site.  So now I see I'm able to utilise the 
> binary package manager directly.
> freeBSD Version 11.1-release #0 r321309 amd64. WindowMaker 0.95.7.
> When I run "pkg version -vL=" the output does indeed show that 
> windowmaker-0.95.7_5 requires updating to 0.95.8, however, when I try 
> and run "pkg upgrade windowmaker" it reports that it I already have the 
> latest version. I also perform a "portsnap fetch update" but this did 
> not change. the outcome. What am I missing here please? - it seems like 
> these steps should work. Many thanks, James

The x11-wm/windowmaker port has been updated, but the pkg isn't available 
yet. If I'm correct, the pkg repository is updated every 3 months, so it 
would be available in Q4.

If you want to use windowmaker 0.95.8 now, best thing to do is use the 


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