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Date:      Sat, 27 Aug 2011 06:38:25 +0300
From:      Ross <>
To:        Antonio Olivares <>
Subject:   Re: how can I use portmaster to update but skip a package
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On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 5:33 AM, Antonio Olivares
<> wrote:
> Dear folks,
> I am trying to update one of my machines and I ran portmaster -a and got =
> I overcome most by unselecting GNUTLS from cups-image and cups-base,
> and then comes
> =3D=3D=3D>>> Launching child to update libreoffice-3.3.3_2 to libreoffice=
> =3D=3D=3D>>> Port directory: /usr/ports/editors/libreoffice
> =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0=3D=3D=3D>>> This port is marked BROKEN
> =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0=3D=3D=3D>>> build is too fragile and break to=
o often -- try libreoffice-legacy
> =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0=3D=3D=3D>>> If you are sure you can build it,=
 remove the
> =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 =C2=A0 BROKEN line in the Makef=
ile and try again.
> =3D=3D=3D>>> Update for libreoffice-3.3.3_2 failed
> =3D=3D=3D>>> Aborting update
> Is there a way to update most packages except this one?
> or should I uninstall it and reinstall it again later? =C2=A0This is not
> optimal, but it would be something I can try. =C2=A0I would prefer not to
> do this :(
> Thanks in advance,
> Antonio
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Maybe I spent to little time with portmaster, but I eventually
switched to portupgrade. I'ts more mature in my opinion. And
portupgrade -a doesn't have the problem you are referring to.

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