Re: pkgdb -F questions
From: Lars Eighner (eighner_at_io.com)
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 04:29:45 -0600
In our last episode,
the lovely and talented Kris Kennaway
broadcast on comp.unix.bsd.freebsd.misc:
> On 2004-11-25, Lars Eighner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> When pkgdb -F says:
>> Stale dependency: foo -> bar
>> What does that mean? Which is the dependent, foo or bar?
>> (i.e. did foo used to need bar or did bar used to need foo?)
> port foo depends on port bar, which you do not have installed. This
> is commonly because you either forced the installation or
> deinstallation of a port or package when it warned you that it
> couldn't find all of its dependencies. It may also be because you
> haven't upgraded ports correctly in the past, and dependency
> information has been lost.
Could it be because bar was part of world and not installed
from a port (i.e. sendmail, compat 4.x, etc.)?
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