Ports upgrade

David Stanford dthomas53 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 00:21:13 UTC 2007

> So, I wanted to update my ports.
> I ran:
> > portsnap fetch update
> But after running portversion I noticed several ports were still older
> than the current.
> So I ran:
> > portsdb -U
> After which, nonetheless, portversion shows the same ports as before
> being
> older than the current.
> What am I missing?

I think you may be confusing the purpose of these two utilities. portsnap is
used to update your ports tree (/usr/ports directory). 'portsdb -U' will
update your ports INDEX. Neither of these actually updates the software you
have installed on your system; for that you can try portupgrade

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