port upgrades

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Jun 7 12:35:49 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 07:14:34PM +0000, Daniela wrote:
> On Monday 07 June 2004 17:28, Tim Traver wrote:
> >    Hi all,
> >    Is there a way to do a quick update of a particular port directory ???
> >    I don't necessarily want to do the portupgrade, but just get the
> >    latest port files for a particular port.
> >    Right now, if i want to make sure the ports are up to date, I have to
> >    use sysinstall to download the entire port collection, which takes
> >    forever...
> >    Am I missing a quick utility to just check and make sure I have the
> >    latest port files for one at a time ?
> You could use CVSup to update just the directories you want, and you can also 
> put this into the system crontab to periodically run it. That's pretty 
> convenient.

You _will_ run into problems if you only update parts of the ports collection.

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