openssl upgrade fubar?

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Thu Dec 28 09:20:01 PST 2006

On Dec 26, 2006, at 1:19 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> In times past, the -f flag did not force it to upgrade  
>> dependencies that didn't need the upgrade.
> I didn't know that.

Yep, but that changed a while ago (1.2-1.3 IIRC).

>> I want to upgrade out-of-date dependencies, I just also want to  
>> actually install the damn thing.
>> Is there any solution to this right now?
> Personally, I know which of the ports I use require which other  
> ports, so I manually "sudo port -ncuf upgrade foo" for each port,  
> in the correct order (e.g., if apr, apr-util and subversion all  
> need updating, do them in that order).
> I don't know if there's a better more-automated way.

If you're really lucky, you can do:

port -dvnf upgrade outdated

... but if you need to rebuild in a specific order to satisfy  
dependencies correctly, then it probably won't work.

patches to the upgrade code to make it smarter are, of course,  
welcome :)
Daniel J. Luke
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