correct routine of updating installed ports?
philip.payne at uk.mci.com
Thu Sep 23 07:50:29 PDT 2004
> # cvsup -g -L 2 supfile
> # portsdb -uU
> # pkgdb -F
> # port_version
> # portupgrade -a
> And what does "make index" actually do? Do I need it?
You missed a step between cvsup and portupgrade.
... and read, to check out what will happen when certain ports are updated.
Looks much the same as I how I do it. I dont do a portversion. You might
want to create a portupgrade log with the -l switch on portupgrade. Then,
after its complete check for failed entries i.e. those marked with "!" or
"*" so you can manually check out the problem
Also, you may want to add a "portsclean" at the end to remove old distfiles
etc. "man portsclean" will give all the relevant options.
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