upgrading ports without recompiling
tevans.uk at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 6 17:28:13 UTC 2009
On Mon, 2009-07-06 at 11:04 -0500, Ishmael F.E. wrote:
> Hi there
> ¿How can I upgrade my ports without having to recompile everything?
> I allready did
> # freebsd-update -r 7.2-RELEASE upgrade install
> # reboot
> # freebsd-update install
> But it didn'nt upgrade the ports, so I tryed
> # portupgrade -af
> but it tried to compile everything
> I also tried
> # portsnap fetch
> # portsnap extract
> # portsnap fetch update
> # portupgrade -a --batch -u -P
> but it also tried to compile everything
> so, ¿how can I upgrade the ports?
> unfortunatley I don't have time to compile my 64bit system
portupgrade will use packages where available with the -P flag, and will
only use packages with the -PP flag. However, since you say it failed to
find packages with -P, falling back to recompiling, then it will
probably fail even more with -PP.
man portupgrade for more details.
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