Portupgrade won't upgrade

Glyn Grinstead glyn at uk.freebsd.org
Thu Jun 22 15:31:51 BST 2006

On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 03:22:36PM +0100, Edmund Craske wrote:
> Sorry to butt in, and I have trouble with editing messages inline...
> I'll just say that I don't believe this is anything to do with the way
> portupgrade works, but to do with the way that the ports system works.
> When it's installing portupgrade, it checks for a file that
> ldconfig_compat should have installed, and as it doesn't find it, it
> assumes that ldconfig_compat isn't installed, and tries to install it.
> When it does this, it finds that it's already installed, and dies. So
> you need to work out why the file that it's looking for isn't there,
> and/or persuade portupgrade to install anyway (eg edit the makefile and
> remove its check for ldconfig_compat).

The port for portupgrade seems to have had a flurry of commits this
month, a number of which were then rolled back on Monday. If your
current version of portupgrade is working at the moment I'd be tempted
to just let this one rest for a week or so and see what happens then :-)

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