Subject: Re: pkgsrc and already installed binary pkgs
To: None <>
From: Rene Hexel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/30/2004 18:57:09
On 29/05/2004, at 10:42 PM, wrote:

>   First of all, apologies if this is slightly off topic.  I don't know
>   exactly where it belongs. 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

   make update

   This will uninstall previous versions and update the the 
corresponding packages as needed.