On Fri, 25 Jan 2008, Aaron Dalton wrote:

> modssl@haddow.info wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, 24 Jan 2008, Aaron Dalton wrote:
> >
> >> Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 07:30:47 -0700
> >> From: Aaron Dalton
> >> Reply-To: modssl-users@modssl.org
> >> To: modssl-users@modssl.org, modssl@haddow.info
> >> Subject: Re: Apache with Mod ssl on a system running apache on freebsd
> >>
> >> modssl@haddow.info wrote:
> >>> Trying to upgrade a freebsd 6.1 that is running "Apache/1.3.39 (Unix)
> >>> PHP/5.2.4 with Suhosin-Patch" to include mod_ssl.
> >>>
> >>> It makes, with no problems but when I install it, it requiers Apache to be
> >>> deinstalled, the big problem is that Apache has a few required packages
> >>> that can not be removed with out a lot of problems.
> >>>
> >> You should be able to do a full "make" without deinstalling the old
> >> Apache. If make words, then it should only take a minute to do a "make
> >> deinstall reinstall." Of course, this doesn't account for time tweaking
> >> the conf files and debugging. This is why you really need a development
> >> machine that is essentially a mirror of the critical app server so you
> >> can do test runs and such. Or a 2nd (or 3rd) app server for redundancy
> >> if this server is so important. In any case, you *will* at some point
> >> have to down your web server to do the upgrade. That is unavoidable.
> >>

> >
> > Aaron you did not read it..
> >
> > The problem I have is it will not do a deinstall as there is other
> > packages that are using it, so a deinstall and reinstall does not work.
> >

> Of course I read your post. Why when there are misunderstandings do
> people always assume it's the listener's fault and not their own?
> Are you saying you are not *able* to remove the old Apache or not
> *willing* to? If you are not *willing* to, then I cannot help without
> more information on why. If you are saying you're not *able* to, I
> think you're mistaken, or there is more information that you haven't
> shared yet.
> "make deinstall" will remove a port regardless of any dependencies. I
> assume you're talking about replacing the old apache with the exact same
> version, just with mod_ssl compiled in. In that case you still do what
> I mentioned earlier:
> 1) build the port w/ mod_ssl
> 2) make deinstall reinstall
> 3) pkgdb -Ff (to tell the port system that prior dependencies should
> now point to the mod_ssl'd apache)
> I'm happy to help if you want, I just need more information to be effective.


I am not able to remove or deinstall because of the dependencies, that is
the problem

I have built apache with mod_ssl

but when we try a make deinstall reinstall, it says it can not deinstall
bacuse it has dependencies

so I am not sure what to do now


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