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Date:      Fri, 26 Aug 2011 21:33:46 -0500
From:      Antonio Olivares <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   how can I use portmaster to update but skip a package
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Dear folks,

I am trying to update one of my machines and I ran portmaster -a and got errors:

I overcome most by unselecting GNUTLS from cups-image and cups-base,
and then comes

===>>> Launching child to update libreoffice-3.3.3_2 to libreoffice-3.4.2_1

===>>> Port directory: /usr/ports/editors/libreoffice

	===>>> This port is marked BROKEN
	===>>> build is too fragile and break too often -- try libreoffice-legacy

	===>>> If you are sure you can build it, remove the
	       BROKEN line in the Makefile and try again.

===>>> Update for libreoffice-3.3.3_2 failed
===>>> Aborting update

Is there a way to update most packages except this one?

or should I uninstall it and reinstall it again later?  This is not
optimal, but it would be something I can try.  I would prefer not to
do this :(

Thanks in advance,


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