Numerous unpleasant surprises in latest portupgrade
vivek at khera.org
Tue Feb 12 18:39:57 UTC 2008
On Feb 12, 2008, at 10:17 AM, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote:
> The latest portupgrade suddenly seems to have become *very*
> and extremely quirky/buggy. Some of the error/info messages no longer
> make any sense at all to me, either!
I have noticed it doesn't chase *any* dependencies that need upgrading
if the base port specified doesn't need updating. For example, if
pcre is outdated and I do "portupgrade -Rrv postfix" it will do
nothing unless postfix itself needs updating too, even though it is a
This is very un-useful behavior.
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