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Date:      Wed, 14 Jan 2009 20:37:07 +0100
From:      "Sebastian Setzer" <>
To:        "Erik Osterholm" <>, <>
Subject:   RE: freebsd-update doesn't seem to update to Latest
Message-ID:  <>
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Reading the handbook and several pages on the web, i got the impression =
that ports are always compiled from source.
I should have read the handbook more thorougly, sorry. It mentions =
portupgrade -P.

-----Original Message-----
From: Erik Osterholm []
Sent: Tue 1/13/2009 11:01 PM
To: Sebastian Setzer
Subject: Re: freebsd-update doesn't seem to update to Latest
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 09:47:33PM +0100, Sebastian Setzer wrote:
> Hi,
> I did a freebsd-update to 7.1-RELEASE as described in the release =
> After that, I installed Openoffice (with pkg_add) and got several =
warnings like this one:
> pkg_add: warning: package 'gnome-vfs-2.22.0_2' requires =
'atk-1.22.0_1', but 'atk-1.20.0' is installed
> Now I did
> # pkg_add -r atk
> pkg_add: package 'atk-1.22.0_1' or its older version already installed
> so with pkg_add -r I get newer packages than I got with =
freebsd-update. Why?

freebsd-update only updates the base system. It doesn't touch ports.


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