i keep *trying* to move from portupgrade to portmaster

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 6 22:02:56 UTC 2010

On 08/06/2010 14:33, Jim Trigg wrote:

> One example I have (unfortunately): I accidentally wiped out
> /usr/local/.  Reinstalling all my ports was easy -- first reinstall
> portmaster and then run "portmaster -af".  The problem was that for
> every single port I had to say "Yes, ignore the fact that the port
> wasn't already there".  So I had to tend the process all the way
> through.  An option to force ignoring the package creation failure
> would allow that to be an unattended process.

Too bad you didn't read the man page, as there is already an option to
skip backup package creation altogether. :)



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