On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 03:16:54PM +0200, Peter Boosten wrote: > Daniel Bye wrote: > > On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 02:03:43PM +0200, Ewald Jenisch wrote: > >> Hi, > >> > >> Updating one of my sytems I followed /usr/ports/UPDATING and did a > >> "pkg_delete -r jpeg-6b_7" - only to discover that everything that > > > > Au contraire, Blackadder. UPDATING says to run either of > > > > portmaster -r jpeg* > > > > OR > > > > portupgrade -fr graphics/jpeg > > > > It says nothing of pkg_delete. > > > Not anymore, no. This is what's in my UPDATING: > > <quote> > 20090719: > AFFECTS: users of graphics/jpeg > AUTHOR: din...@freebsd.org > > jpeg has been updated to 7.0. > Quick instructions: > pkg_delete -r jpeg-6b_7 > Please rebuild all ports that depends on it. > </quote> > > I thought it to be the most stupid upgrade strategy ever, but indeed it > was there in the beginning.
Yes, now that I look at it, it does seem a little brain damaged... I must admit that when I went through the update a few days ago, I automatically used portupgrade - didn't even notice it said pkg_delete... Here's a list of things I've learnt today: * Don't gob off before you have all the facts to hand. * Being a clever bastard has the unfortunate tendency to backfire, leaving one looking like a prat. *facepalm* Dan -- Daniel Bye _ ASCII ribbon campaign ( ) - against HTML, vCards and X - proprietary attachments in e-mail / \
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