portupgrade ideas page
mezz7 at cox.net
Wed Jun 7 18:52:55 UTC 2006
On Wed, 07 Jun 2006 07:19:27 -0500, Hans Lambermont
<hans at lambermont.dyndns.org> wrote:
> Sergey Matveychuk wrote:
>> Portupgrade ideas page was created on our wiki server:
>> I would like to hear your ideas, wishes and comments.
> - improved robustness :
> - understand ruby/portupgrade upgrade order. Maybe restart after one
> of these was upgraded too ?
> - warn about UPDATING entries for ports that upgrade 'over'
> (time-wise) such an entry before upgrading starts, maybe even
> default to requiring a 'do continue' user action.
> - be able to handle gnome and glib upgrades, basically obsoleting
We already have obsolted gnome_upgrade.sh for GNOME 2.12 -> 2.14 when we
have found a bug in libtool. But I understand your point of portupgrade is
supposed to be able to handle that kind of issue before we obsolted
> - similar for perl, maybe mention perl-after-upgrade ?
> - save backout modules somewhere and add interface backout to a set of
> these saved modules.
> - speed :
> - 'make config' default on all target ports before starting the first
I never have use portupgrade -m, so have no idea if it will working...
Have you tried "portupgrade -m 'config-recursive'"? or "portupgrade -m
> - 'make fetch' option on all target ports before starting the first
The portupgrade -F will downloading the distfile first, no build/install.
But you can do 'portupgrade -F[...] ; portupgrade -a[...]' if you want to
fetch first then build/install.
> - clarity :
> - show a dependency graph of the entire upgrade order beforehand, also
> listing the KNOBS (make.conf and pkgtools) and OPTIONS per port.
> - list the ports afterwards that were newly installed during an
> - option to show all relevant pkg-message files at the end of the
> upgrade again.
> Hans Lambermont
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