portmaster is not always recursive

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Sep 8 17:35:56 UTC 2009

Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> And now I have one problem on topic with recursive update.
> There were about 50 available updates, but I want to update just p5
> modules for Amavis / SpamAssassin. In this case -a + -i is not so useful
> option nor +IGNOREME.

There was already a discussion earlier in this thread about the -t
option which I think would have done the job for you here. You could
also have done 'portmaster -i p5' which should also have done it with
a minimum of fuss.

> All in all, portmaster is the best ports management tool for me and this
> minor problems I have will not change it :)

Thank you again for the kind words. :)


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