i keep *trying* to move from portupgrade to portmaster

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Thu Aug 12 21:32:47 UTC 2010

On Thu, 12 Aug 2010, Mike Jakubik wrote:

> I tried portmaster for myself and im wondering how to get the functionality 
> of "portupgrade lib\*", meaning update all libraries that need updating. With 
> "portmaster lib\*" it tries to update and rebuild all libraries, how can i 
> tell portmaster to only update what needs updating? I can't find such an 
> option in the man page, there is an option to always rebuild but no option to 
> never rebuild. There is also -i, but it's a pain in the ass to manually 
> select y/n for all libraries. Am i not seeing something in the man page?

No, you're not missing anything. The default behavior for portmaster is 
to upgrade everything you specify on the command line.

Something like this would probably work:
portmaster `pkg_version -Ivl\< | grep ^lib | cut -f1 -d\<`




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