How to exclude upgrading kde in running 'portupgrade'

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Jun 3 08:54:07 PDT 2004

Stephen Liu <satimis at> writes:

> # portupgrade -aRrv -x kde
> I don't know whether the '-x' tag will excluding
> upgrading kde otherwise the PC will run for several
> days.

That should work.  If you want to see for sure before starting, use
the "-n" option -- that's exactly why it exists.

It sounds like this will be a common situation for you, so you might
want to use pkgtools.conf to exclude it from future runs too.

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