cvsup vs portupgrade
satimis at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 7 02:13:17 PDT 2004
Tks for your advice.
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> > 2) If having run
> > # cvsup -g /usr/local/etc/cvsup/ports-supfile
> > # cvsup -g /usr/local/etc/cvsup/stable-supfile
> > Whether I still need to run
> > # portupgrade -aRr
> Yes you can do this, since cvsup retrieve's the
> latest sources for the
> ports and basesystem, while portupgrade actually
> uses those sources and
> installs them on your system..
# cvsup -g /usr/local/etc/cvsup/ports-supfile
# cvsup -g /usr/local/etc/cvsup/stable-supfile
# portupgrade -aRr
whether I need to run
# pkgdb -F
# portsdb -Uu
> Thus: You should first update your sources through
> cvsup, and then
> install them , or upgrade them via the ports system,
> or using
> portupgrade (For the upgrade).
> Hope this helps,
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