how keep particular broken port from trying to reinstall?

Murray Eisenberg murrayeisenberg at
Thu Jan 21 14:31:13 PST 2016

The upgrade seems to be failing for the same reason I reported in ticket #50269 — namely, the very reason that you yourself identified when commenting on my original report: 
use of undeclared CoreWLAN identifiers

> On Jan 21, 2016, at 2:14 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
>> On Jan 17, 2016, at 4:52 PM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at <mailto:murrayeisenberg at>> wrote:
>> On Jan 17, 2016, at 12:26 PM, Rainer Müller <raimue at <mailto:raimue at>> wrote:
>>> On 2016-01-17 18:13, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
>>>> 1. Each time I upgrade any ports, automatically MacPorts notices that
>>>> the port for qt4-mac is broken and attempts to build it again.
>>>> Is there any way to do upgrades of other points without the
>>>> time-consuming (always failing) attempt to rebuild qt4-mac?
>>> sudo port [upgrade|install] --no-rev-upgrade
>>>> 2. I’d try to uninstall qt4-mac and re-install the older version that, I
>>>> believe, was unbroken.  But there are a whole bunch of other ports that
>>>> depend on it. How may I get around uninstalling those dependent ports
>>>> and reinstalling them later?  (I believe I need to use a “-f” parameter
>>>> but otherwise am uncertain how to do this.)
>>> You probably still have the older qt4-mac installed, so you can simply
>>> reactivate it:
>> The older qt4-mac (qt4-mac @4.8.7_2) is still active. It just won’t upgrade to current version.
> Why not?

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