problem with upgrading macport installed packages

pagani laurent laurent.pagani at
Mon Apr 16 13:12:54 UTC 2018

Hi all,

I just moved to the new 2.4.3 by running port selfupdate and tried to follow-up with a port upgrade outdated but it keeps stumbling on many ports claiming they were installed by third parties. Which is not the case and I did not uninstall Port either. So I don’t know why the upgrade keeps stumbling. 
I can force the activation and restart the upgrade but it repeatedly stumble, so this becomes tiresome.

The webpage suggests to uninstall everything and reinstall them but this seems a bit violent with the risk to forget a number of packages. Can’t we just tell Macports to force installation each time it is needed ? 


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