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Date:      Sat, 19 May 2012 21:01:48 +0200
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: stay up to date with ports and packages, problem
Message-ID:  <20120519210148.a367fa7c.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <20120519194309.756c19df@gumby.homeunix.com>
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On Sat, 19 May 2012 19:43:09 +0100, RW wrote:
> On Sat, 19 May 2012 11:08:19 -0700 (PDT)
> Beastie-Boy wrote:
> 
> > Ok, many thanks for your replies.
> > I forgot to tell that i recently upgraded from 8.1 to 9.0-RELEASE.
> > That excplains maybe why i had obsolete/old packages/ports on my disk.
> 
> 
> When you cross a major OS release boundary, you need to force a rebuild
> of all installed package, or reinstall from package files.

It's often easy to do this using a port management tool.
See "man portmaster" containing an example of exactly
this procedure (EXAMPLES section).


-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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