Port upgrade outdated no longer plays nice

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Mon Jun 11 14:08:55 PDT 2012

On Jun 11, 2012, at 15:50, Lawrence Velázquez wrote:

> Hm. When running "upgrade installed", I've definitely seen MacPorts rebuild ports that were not listed as outdated. (That is, "upgrade outdated" did nothing, but "upgrade installed" did something. I saw this recently with cloog and isl.) Of course, it's possible that I misattributed the reason for this.

One possibility is that some of the installed (but not outdated) ports had build dependencies that you had subsequently uninstalled. Asking MacPorts to upgrade those ports would reinstall those build dependencies.

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