Best way to keep large ports uptodate
arved at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 13 22:39:26 PDT 2004
* Rob Hancock [Sa, 14 Aug 2004 at 02:29 GMT]:
> Currently I've been using portupgrade to keep all my ports current, and
> it works great. With very large ports such as KDE/base/libs/etc it takes
> several hours to compile on my little 600MHz laptop. Is there a way to
> keep the previously compiled objects around so when I upgrade the
> next time only the changes have to be recompiled? Or am I better off
> just waiting until major updates and doing a clean compile then?
Read /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf esp. HOLD_PKGS and USE_PKGS.
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