wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Nov 8 04:56:59 UTC 2010
On Sun, 7 Nov 2010, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 07 Nov 2010 12:21:59 -0700, Fred <fred at blakemfg.com> wrote:
>> According to man portmaster the -a option will "Update all ports that
>> need updating". Does this apply to only installed ports or to
>> everything in /usr/ports?
> It applies to installed ports. A commonly used command to
> upgrade them is "portupgrad -af".
Whoa--hold on there!
Both say "upgrade all installed ports that need upgrading". Both can
fail, but many people use them routinely.
means to force an upgrade of every installed port, even if it's already
at the latest version. Don't do this lightly!
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