Binary packages for releases and portupgrade

Martin Cracauer cracauer at
Wed Jan 6 19:35:30 UTC 2010

Gary Jennejohn wrote on Wed, Jan 06, 2010 at 04:31:48PM +0100: 
> On Tue, 05 Jan 2010 14:45:05 -0800
> Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
> > Martin Cracauer wrote:
> > > RELENG_8 will lift be out of binary ports, at least as far as
> > > portupgrade is concerned.
> > 
> > Sorry, I don't understand that sentence.
> > 
> I would guess this should read "will be left out of..."  Follows logically
> from his concern that there are no binary packages for -STABLE.

Right.  I meant going -stable will "lift me out of binary ports

So the verdict is to hunt down OpenOffice packages manually and
install them so that portupgrade ignores them, then go from there.
seems to have what `portupgrade -P` should expect, right?

So I wouldn't have to move from stable to release+sec.

Martin Cracauer <cracauer at>
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