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Re: updating packages?



Scott Vanderbilt wrote:
> > > Remove the old package and install the new one.
> >
> >That sucks! Is there no better way? So I have to remove KDE and QT before I
> >can upgrade my png libs? There has to be a better way. If this is the case
> >I'm going back to manually installing everything. It may take longer, but at
> >least I can upgrade without dependencies getting in the way.
> 
> If I'm not mistaken, you can remove the package using the -f flag of the
> pkg_delete command, which forces the deletion without regard to any
> dependencies. Then add the new version of the package, and you should
> be good to go.

...and lose dependency information also.

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