kstewart at owt.com
Mon Oct 18 11:33:42 PDT 2004
On Monday 18 October 2004 11:27 am, Duane Winner wrote:
> Is there a simple way to upgrade packages on machines with packages
> built on other machines?
> I have eight machines that have jdk-1.4.2p6_4.
> On one of the machines I have done a portupgrade jdk, and now have
> I then did a "pkg_create -b jdk-1.4.2p6_5" and have a jdk-1.4.2p6_5.tgz.
> I copied jdk-1.4.2p6_5.tgz to the other seven machines.
> Now how can I upgrade jdk on the others?
> I have noticed for at least a few months now that "pkg_update" is no
> longer with us, and found a message somewhere that it has been removed
> do to problems/non-maintainence, and that most people are using
> portupgrade these days.
> Is there a way I can upgrade the packages on other machines without
> having to a pkg_delete first, then a pkg_add?
You /usr/ports needs to be a copy of your install system along with a current
set of INDEX*. Then, all you do is portupgrade -P jdk.
The have to be the same OS version. For example, you don't upgrade a port on
the 5.x machine from a 4.x build or vice versa.
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