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Date:      Sat, 30 Dec 2006 10:24:32 -0900
From:      Beech Rintoul <beech@alaskaparadise.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        Vizion <vizion@vizion.occoxmail.com>
Subject:   Re: Dealing with a stale dependency
Message-ID:  <200612301024.33484.beech@alaskaparadise.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061230185703.CGJM60.dukecmmtao03.coxmail.com@dukecmmtao03>
References:  <20061230185703.CGJM60.dukecmmtao03.coxmail.com@dukecmmtao03>

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On Saturday 30 December 2006 09:57, Vizion wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> > [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of
> > Beech Rintoul
> > Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2006 10:38 AM
> > To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> > Cc: Vizion
> > Subject: Re: Dealing with a stale dependency
> >
> > On Saturday 30 December 2006 09:29, Vizion wrote:
> > > # pkdb -F
> > >
> > > Stale dependency samba-libsmbclient-3.0.23d -> heimdal-0.7.2_2
> > > (security/heimdal) Install stall dependency?
> >
> > ([y]es/[n]o/[a]ll) [yes]
> >
> > > ----
> > > If I select yes to install then install fails because it clashes:
> > > heimdal -0.7.2_2 conflicts with installed package kbr5-1.5.1_1
> > >
> > > However selecting no
> > > ---
> > > New dependency? (? to help): ?
> > > Display all 283 possibilities? (y or n)
> > >
> > > When I get them all I still have no idea what to do <chuckles>
> > >
> > > And until I resolve it I cannot use portupgrade -a  because
> >
> > it insists I
> >
> > > resolve this one... OK I am frustrated as well as ignorant <grinz>
> >
> > At the "New dependency? (? to help): ?" hit ^D (ctrl D) then rebuild
> > samba-libsmbclient-3.0.23d.
>
> Thanks Beech
>
> I do not understand how to reach such a conclusion but yr help is most
> appreciated. I tried something which seemed to satisgy pkgdb but will no
> doubt have negative repercussions later -- I chose krb5-1.5.1_1 as the new
> dependency -- and had a a report Fixws!  No doubt it was the wrongchoice
> but I now have portupgrade working.. unless I hear anything from you to the
> contrary when this run  is done I will follow your instructions and trust
> it all works out in the end..
>
> <chuckles>
> ps where in alaska are you? I spend quite a few years in the South East

^d deletes the dependency entirely and rebuilding the port in question will 
(hopefully) re establish the proper one. I've used this when it was not 
desirable to pkg_delete and rebuild the port. You might also take a look at 
the "-O" option. See man(1) portupgrade.

I'm in Anchorage.

Beech

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