portmaster: upgrade using local packages?
aturetta at commit.it
Wed Jun 11 17:46:24 UTC 2008
I'm evaluating portmaster: I cannot find an option to use pre-built
packages for upgrading.
My usage-pattern for ports is to build the packages I need (eventually
with the non-default options I use) on a dev machine (plenty of
CPU/memory), and then to deploy the upgrades via "portupgrade -P" on
production servers where the downtime of the services must be as short
as possible. Always rebuilding from source is sub-optimal in this case,
also because of the total time for upgrading multiple times the same ports.
I started using portmaster -g on the build machine, but what could I use
for binary upgrades on the production servers?
Modena - Italy
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