What is preferred method to get new software on 4.10 stable?

Micheal Patterson micheal at tsgincorporated.com
Mon Nov 15 07:41:16 PST 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andy Firman" <andy at firman.us>
To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 9:33 AM
Subject: What is preferred method to get new software on 4.10 stable?

> Let's take Clamav for example.  My freshclam logs say this:
> WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED - please update immediately
> So, I have clamav-0.75.1 installed from ports.
> What would be the proper way to get clamav .80 installed?
> pkg_delete clamav-0.75.1 and then install .80 from source?
> Or is there some mechanism to get .80 in from the ports?
> Thanks,
> Andy

If you're ports tree has been kept up to date, you can go into the clamav
ports dir and run make deinstall, then make reinstall right behind it to
update it to current.


Micheal Patterson
Senior Communications Systems Engineer

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