upgrading 4.8 to 4.9 question....
mark.weinem at uni-duisburg.de
Thu Nov 27 16:52:27 PST 2003
On Thu, 27 Nov 2003, Dragoncrest wrote:
> Mergemaster is definately one way to do it, but I prefer
> Portupgrade. It's much simpler as far as I'm concerned and
> does as good a job as mergemaster with less thinking involved
> on the part of the user. :)
Confusion! Mergemaster and portupgrade are very different tools.
> Just CVsup your ports, then do "portupgrade -r -all", then
> walk away and let it run. If you want to do a single port,
> just do "portupgrade -r portname"
Regular use of the ports system requires some maintenance - it's not just CVSup &
portupgrade, for example:
2. portsdb -Uu
3. pkgdb -F
4. portinstall or portupgrade
5. pkgdb -F
Ciao, Mark Weinem
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