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I am trying to install mail/pine-pgp-filters on my FreeBSD box, but I am running into a problem. I first tried to install it without having GPG installed, and it listed security/gpg1 as a dependency. I wanted gpg2 (security/gpg), and so I built and installed that. I then attempted to re-install pine-pgp-filters, but it still prompted me to install gpg1.

I have confirmed that it is compatible with gpg2, and this segment of the Makefile should take care of which version to use:

# We want to be version-agnostic here, but also record the right dependency
# if the user installs the package and already has one or the other installed.
.if exists(${LOCALBASE}/bin/gpg2)
BUILD_DEPENDS=  gpg2:${PORTSDIR}/security/gnupg
RUN_DEPENDS+=   gpg2:${PORTSDIR}/security/gnupg
.else
BUILD_DEPENDS=  gpg:${PORTSDIR}/security/gnupg1
RUN_DEPENDS+=   gpg:${PORTSDIR}/security/gnupg1
.endif

So, my question is: how do you make a port re-consider its dependencies? And if that isn't my problem, then what is?

I am happy with solutions using ports directly, portmaster, pkg, whatever.

  • After installing gpg2, did you run make clean in your target port's directory? If not, it will still contain cached config output that indicates that gpg2 isn't installed, and will thus default to the older version. – D_Bye Jan 30 '15 at 11:39
  • @D_Bye I tried make clean, make distclean, make rmconfig, everything. No luck. – felixphew Jan 31 '15 at 21:09

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