rebuilding / upgrading a package at the same version

Riccardo Mottola riccardo.mottola at
Thu Mar 9 22:35:19 UTC 2023


Riccardo Mottola via macports-users wrote:
> Hi,
> how can I rebuild a port without it being detected as "upgrade" 
> because it stays at the same version?
> It may happen because rev-upgrade detects it but fails to build (e.g. 
> want to change the compiler) or because for some strange reason 
> rev-upgrade fails to detect and I want to rebuild it anyway.
> upgrade maintains variants and also the status if the package was 
> requested or not, as well as not needing to mess with dependencies.

I ask again...
Any "way to force a rebuild/reinstall? I need it not only to be able to 
set the compiler, but also to be able to selectively upgrade. E.g. 
rev-upgrade detects 5 ports, if the first fails, it continues failing 
there, I want to manually rebuild the others.



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