[kde-freebsd] KDE upgrade to 4.7.2 fails

Rusty Nejdl rnejdl at ringofsaturn.com
Wed Oct 19 18:01:05 UTC 2011

On 2011-10-19 12:58, Marco Beishuizen wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Oct 2011, the wise Olivier Smedts wrote:
>> Have you tried (or can you try) "portmaster x11/kdelibs4" or 
>> "portmaster x11/kde4" ? It should update all the kdelibs dependencies, 
>> if needed (here, it seems to be textproc/soprano). It will check what 
>> should be done, and then prompt you with the ports to upgrade/install.
>> Something like "pkg_delete kde\*" then "cd /usr/ports/x11/kde4" is 
>> not a good way to upgrade, because it doesn't guarantee that kde's 
>> dependencies are up-to-date.
> Right now I'm trying portmaster x11/kdelibs4 and it's compiling as we 
> speak.
> Normally I use portupgrade. Can portupgrade and portmaster used next
> to each other?
> Regards,
> Marco

They are interchangeable but you can't use them simultaneously.   I 
have both installed on my system and fall back to portupgrade whenever 
portmaster gets stuck in a loop.


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