Can Portupgrade provide a list of files to download?

Gautam Gopalakrishnan thatha at
Tue Jul 13 03:34:30 PDT 2004

On Tue, 13 Jul 2004 11:07:57 +1000, Ron Joordens
<ron.joordens at> wrote:
> I was playing with Gentoo the other day and discovered that it has a pretend
> option that prints out all the files needed and their urls (several for each
> file). What a time saver!
> I tried portupgrade with the -n pretend option to see how it worked.
> However, it does not give url's and it seems to lists the version of the
> port it is upgrading from rather than the version it is upgrading to.

# cd /usr/ports/.....
# make fetch-recursive-list

This will print the list of urls, each URL is separated by a ||
(logical or) so if one fails it will try the next. Each file fetched
will be on a separate line.


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