Portsnap and port versions
robert at interactive.co.uk
Sat Feb 10 18:22:12 UTC 2007
I asked for help because I was getting an out-of-date version of
portupgrade --- 2.1.3 instead of 2.2.2 --- even though I had usedn
>>>>> Matthew Seaman writes:
> Subject: Re: Portsnap and port versions
> To see if your index is out of date, compare the output of:
> cd /usr/ports
> make search name=portindex
> cd /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/portupgrade
> make -V PKGNAME
BINGO!!! I was installing sysutils/portupgrade.
I knew that portupgrade was in sysutils, so I went straight to it and
It didn't occur to me that there might be ANOTHER sysutils somewhere
else in the ports tree.
But there was, and the one in ports-mgmt had been updated by
portsnap, so when I installed in THERE...
> Then use portupgrade as usual to upgrade whatever else you want to.
Thanks very much indeed!
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