Can I resume the perl upgrade?
davidb at boothscientific.com
Fri Apr 10 22:54:59 UTC 2009
On Friday 10 April 2009, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On Friday, April 10, 2009 15:47:16 -0500 RW
> <rwmaillists at googlemail.com>
> > On Fri, 10 Apr 2009 18:45:22 +0000
> > Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists at tx.rr.com> wrote:
> >> > Have portupgrade exclude the ports built after perl.
> >> >
> >> > portupgrade -fr perl -x '>=perl'
> >> This immediately started upgrade perl again, so I halted it.
> > Then either you've found a portupgrade bug, or the original build
> > failed before the first port (perl) could be installed.
> Perhaps I have found a bug. Each time I run this it reinstalls
> perl5.10 again - successfully (supposedly).
Try a little different syntax:
portupgrade -fr -x '>=perl' perl
Also, you can use the -n switch (noexecute) to test what will happen.
i.e. test with
portupgrade -nfr -x '>=perl' perl
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