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Date:      Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:42:50 +0000
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Is this just the way it is??
Message-ID:  <20200124184250.0553d75734a8657b4be61634@sohara.org>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.2001241251460.41244@bucksport.safeport.com>
References:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.2001241251460.41244@bucksport.safeport.com>

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On Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:22:36 -0500 (EST)
Doug Denault <doug@safeport.com> wrote:

> The package installed fine again no issues. When run however the package
> wants Qt5.13.2 and Qt5.13.0 was installed. Again fine, just compile the
> program. Oops no option to accept the installed Qt and the build failed
> anyway. Okay no program, just upgrade Qt5. It turns out doing that will
> upgrade firefox thunderbird, add a 3rd version of python and upgrade
> about 1/3 of the 550 packages installed.

	I rather fear it is, I install from packages mostly (with one or
two ports carefully added in where I want changes to the defaults) and I
find I have multiple versions of all sorts of things.

	One thing I did notice was that after the quarter shifted I wound
up with some oddities like python 3.6 and 3.7 and a raft of py36 and py37
packages mostly duplicated - a little digging with pkg info revealed that
the 3.6 ones had nothing depending on them and I was able to remove them
without ill effect.

-- 
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>



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