out of date installed packages that others still depend on

Randall Wood rhwood at mac.com
Tue Jun 12 16:38:30 PDT 2007

On 12 Jun 2007, at 19:14, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Jun 12, 2007, at 17:27, Sancho McCann wrote:
>> What is the best practice to deal with outdated ports that are  
>> installed, not activated (because a newer version is active), but  
>> can't be uninstalled because other ports have the older version  
>> listed as a dependency?
> Forcibly uninstall them.
> sudo port -f uninstall someport @1.2.3_0+somevariant

or to remove all inactive but installed ports
sudo port -f uninstall inactive

Randall Wood
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