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Date:      Sat, 28 Jul 2007 16:20:19 -0400
From:      Tom McLaughlin <tmclaugh@sdf.lonestar.org>
To:        Jonathan Horne <freebsd@dfwlp.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: oops, what have i done!
Message-ID:  <1185654020.10339.31.camel@localhost>
In-Reply-To: <200707281513.51368.freebsd@dfwlp.com>
References:  <200707281513.51368.freebsd@dfwlp.com>

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On Sat, 2007-07-28 at 15:13 -0500, Jonathan Horne wrote:
> today, when i was auditing what needs to be updated, i came upon this:
> 
> autoconf-2.13.000227_5              <   needs updating (port has 
> 2.13.000227_6)
> autoconf-2.53_3                     <   needs updating (port has 2.53_4)
> autoconf-2.59_2                     <   needs updating (port has 2.59_3)
> automake-1.4.6_3                    <   needs updating (port has 1.4.6_4)
> automake-1.5_3,1                    <   needs updating (port has 1.5_4,1)
> automake-1.9.6_1                    <   needs updating (port has 1.9.6_2)
> 
> how did i manage to get so many of these 3 things installed?  can i assume its 
> safe to remove all but the highest version?
> 
> thanks,

They're build depends for some of the various ports you have installed
since many ports require different auto* versions to build.  You can
just leave them installed since more than likely they will eventually
come back.  Upgrading them takes trivial amounts of time.

tom

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