i keep *trying* to move from portupgrade to portmaster

Eduardo sathler90 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 15:40:48 UTC 2010

Just curious, is it really true that portupgrade is "abandonware" ?

I think I have seen some updates to it on the ports tree in the last
six months ...


On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 4:24 AM, Sandra Kachelmann
<s.kachelmann at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I've been using ports-mgmt/portupgrade pretty much ever since it
> started to exist. Unfortunately portupgrade seems to be pretty much
> "abandonware" so I've been told to move on to portmaster. Despite the
> very long manpage I can't seem to be able to achieve the following
> thing with portmaster:
> $ portupgrade --batch -a
> If I issue this command I know exactly that I can go out, have a
> drink, cook some dinner and unlock my workstation the next day and
> find that everything completed unless a port failed to build. With
> portmaster I get asked a s*t load of interactive questions, whether I
> want to delete some package, whether it's really okay to pull in all
> the dependencies and so on.
> Can someone spoonfeed me the command I need to issue with portmaster
> in order to achieve the same thing as with
> $ portupgrade --batch -a
> Is that even possible?
> $ portupgrade --batch -a
> Thanks in advance!
> Sandra
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