Subject: Re: pkgsrc and already installed binary pkgs
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rene Hexel <email@example.com>
Date: 05/30/2004 18:57:09
On 29/05/2004, at 10:42 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> First of all, apologies if this is slightly off topic. I don't know
> exactly where it belongs.
email@example.com would be the correct mailing list (I Cc:ed it
> "somepackage requires somelib version 1.2.3, but it seems you already
> have somelib 1.1.1 installed (old version?)"; and then pkg_delete -f
> somelib and "make" again. Not exactly optimal, I think.
This can happen regardless of whether the old packages were installed
from pkgsrc or binary. You might want to have a look at
This will uninstall previous versions and update the the
corresponding packages as needed.