adam.mclaurin at gmx.net
Thu May 20 05:25:42 PDT 2004
On Thu, 20 May 2004 19:00:24 +0900
"Akinori MUSHA" <knu at iDaemons.org> wrote:
> At Thu, 20 May 2004 02:55:35 -0400,
> Adam McLaurin wrote:
> > -# portupgrade -a -x "kdebase*" -x "apache*" -x "mod_php4*" -f
> > galeon2
> Separating it into the following two invocations will work:
> # portupgrade -a -x "kdebase*" -x "apache*" -x "mod_php4*"
> # portupgrade -f galeon2
> > Why the h*ll did portupgrade try to recompile zsh? I can't think of
> > any
> > logical explanation for this behavior. Perhaps I am missing
> > something
> > simple here; or perhaps I stumbled across a bug in portupgrade (or
> > even
> > ruby) ?
> It is because the -f flag is effective globally, it does not work just
> against the following ones. Only -m and -o are contextual.
Ah yes, that makes sense .. I always thought -f was contextual;
re-reading the manpage, I see that I was wrong. Whoops!
However, perhaps a contextual force isn't a bad idea for a future
feature of portupgrade? What do you think?
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