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Date:      Tue, 31 Dec 2002 20:40:15 -0800
From:      paul beard <paulbeard@mac.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Portupgrade vs. multiple versions of packages
Message-ID:  <3E12712F.1000106@mac.com>
References:  <20021231154158.GA22986@fishballoon.dyndns.org> <3E126F2F.8030605@adam.com.au>

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Brian Astill wrote:
> Scott Mitchell wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I've just spent a fun day upgrading ~180 ports that were about a year out
>> of date, which will teach me not to be so lazy in future :-(  Anyway,
>> portupgrade coped with most of this mess admirably, except for
>> (unsurprisingly) the KDE2 --> KDE3 upgrade.
>>
> 
> That upgrade is a doozie.  Been there, done that!
> rm -fr qt2 is (I think) the correct thing to do  (someone else on the 
> list will correct me).
> Then port kde3.
> 
> qt2 and qt3 will NOT live comfortably together.  So delete qt2 and all 
> the apps dependent on it (that includes kde2 and its apps).
> The kde3 port will look for the version of qt it needs, fail to find it, 
> and fetch it for you.  Ain't that nice?
> 

it would probably make sense to subscribe to the kde-freebsd list. 
I have learned a lot from just lurking and they work hard to make 
sure KDE stays up to date.

http://lists.csociety.org/listinfo/kde-freebsd


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