libtool note in UPDATING
kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Feb 27 14:53:59 PST 2006
On Mon, Feb 27, 2006 at 02:06:55PM -0800, Christopher Kelley wrote:
> Am I reading the entry for libtool in UPDATING correctly? It seems to
> me to basically say "There's no way to tell you how to successfully
> update your ports with the new libtool, hope you really understand how
> all the ports interact with each other, good night and good luck."
> Now, I *DO* sort of understand the need for this change from reading the
> entry, and I'm not arguing the fact that the change needed to be made. I
> just don't know where to go from here because now I'm afraid to update
> any of my ports since I'm not sure I would understand the output of the
> -n flag enough to figure out how to update my ports.
> Is there a more straightforward explanation of how to upgrade ports with
> the new libtool?
Basically, portupgrade -a should be OK (but watch out for the perl
upgrade as well, i.e. read that entry too). If you run into problems
let us know; I'd like to refine that entry with a working prescription
before the release.
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