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Date:      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:40:45 +0200
From:      Francesco Toscan <f.toscan@hotmail.it>
To:        Dale Scott <dalescott@shaw.ca>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: pkg, packages and ports - what is pkg saying?
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On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 11:17:43AM -0600, Dale Scott wrote:
> If I let pkg upgrade everything, as I understand it, postfix and dovecot2 will revert to the options in the distributed package, and I won't have ldap support anymore. Is this correct?
> 
> What is the "simplest" approach? (meaning no poudriere etc.). Can I just let pkg do it's thing first, then pkg delete and make install postfix and dovecot2 from ports again?
> 
> Is there a better way?

You can lock postfix and dovecot with pkg lock: when you'll run pkg
upgrade again, locked packages will be left alone.

f.



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