Failure to activate
dandunfee at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 19:17:15 UTC 2021
Ok, I will do so the next time it happens. I don't recall seeing the "deactivate" prompt.
On Tue, 21 Dec 2021, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2021, at 09:12, dan d. wrote:
> > Recently I have increasingly begun to get the failure to activate on installs and upgrades. It prompts to use the "-f activate portname"
> > approach. This begins but never finishes; requiring a control-c to stop it.
> You usually should not force a port activation. You should usually choose the other alternative presented in the error message (deactivate the conflicting port).
> Please show us specifically which messages you are getting (which ports are giving the message, and which other ports they seem to be conflicting with).
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