4.5.4 Upgrading Ports (Handbook)
wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Oct 22 18:09:51 UTC 2010
On Fri, 22 Oct 2010, Justin Victoria wrote:
> Step 1:
> pkg_version -v:
> Ok done.. bunch of stuff needs updating:
> Step 2:
> Update Ports collection: Ports collection updated everynite via cron job and
> cvsup. Done...
> Check /usr/ports/UPDATING..
> This seems very time consuming considering i have a long list of ports that
> need updating.. (can i safely skip this step?)
No. UPDATING lists the exceptions and problems. You only have to check
it since the date of your last update, though.
My Upgrading FreeBSD Ports article:
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