Blocking ports from upgrade
mark at mark-and-erika.com
Fri Jun 17 21:48:55 GMT 2005
* On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 01:48:12PM -0700 Glenn Dawson wrote:
> At 01:45 PM 6/17/2005, Steven Lake wrote:
> > Just curious about how to block portupgrade from upgrading
> >certain files when you cvsup your ports and tell it to upgrade
> >everything? I've got a few programs that refuse to work with the newer
> >version so I have to copy the older version back in to make it work
> >again. I'd like to just block it from upgrading those programs until I
> >absolutely must upgrade. Is there some way to mark them as being port
> >that should be ignored? Thanks in advance for the info.
> Looks like the -x option to portupgrade will do the trick.
A more permanent solution is HOLD_PKGS in /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf
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