Problems with portupgrade
itetcu at people.tecnik93.com
Sat May 21 14:23:27 PDT 2005
On Sat, 21 May 2005 15:49:03 -0500
"Jim C. Nasby" <decibel at decibel.org> wrote:
> On Sat, May 21, 2005 at 02:47:28PM -0500, Barry Pederson wrote:
> > Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> > >I'm trying to upgrade spamassassin, but portupgrade is stubling on every
> > >dependant port. It appears it wants to re-install each port, which of
> > >course doesn't work. It generates the make deinstall first error
> > >message. portupgrade -m -DFORCE_PKG_REGISTER seems to have gotten around
> > >the problem, but I'm curious as to what's causing this. Anyone have any
> > >ideas?
> > >
> > >This is 4.11-RELEASE if that matters...
> > Did you perhaps upgrade your Perl earlier? so that perhaps the existing
> > installed dependant ports are Perl packages for 5.6.1, but you now have
> > 5.6.2 and portupgrade thinks your dependant packages should be for that
> > - but it can't install them because the older versions for 5.6.1 are in
> > place.
> I did recently go from 5.8 to 5.6. So that means all my perl stuff needs
> to re-install? That doesn't really make any sense...
See /usr/ports/UPDATING for perl entries and possible workarounds to
reinstalling perl dependent ports.
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