Problem with uninstall/upgrade

Vincent Lefevre vincent-opdarw at
Thu Mar 15 09:00:28 PDT 2007

The following problem occurs with both the old version and 1.4 rc2:

prunille:~> sudo port -v uninstall m4 @1.4.8b_1
Error: port uninstall failed: Registry error: m4 1.4.8b_1 not registered as installed.
prunille:~> sudo port -v upgrade m4
--->  Activating m4 1.4.8b_1+with_default_names
Error: Activating m4 1.4.8b_1 failed: Image error: Another version of m4 (1.4.4_0) is already active.

Why doesn't upgrade deactivate m4 1.4.4_0 first?

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