Cannot pkg upgrade WindowMaker 0.95.7 -> 0.95.8
j.geering at btinternet.com
Mon Oct 9 15:16:35 UTC 2017
Ah ok thank you, so I think you mean I have to get explicitly the
port using SVN ? and then build it locally?
-----Original Message-----From: Marco Beishuizen <mbeis at xs4all.nl>
Reply-to: Marco Beishuizen <mbeis at xs4all.nl>
To: James Geering <j.geering at btinternet.com>
Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: Cannot pkg upgrade WindowMaker 0.95.7 -> 0.95.8
Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2017 16:28:03 +0200 (CEST)
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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