Combining several upgrades using portmaster

Dmitry Pryanishnikov lynx.ripe at
Tue Nov 9 21:11:34 UTC 2010


2010/11/9 Doug Barton <dougb at>:
>> 20100530: suggests portmaster -w -r gettext
>> 20100328: suggests portmaster -r png-
>> It would be nice to combine them as ' portmaster -w -r gettext -r
>> png-' to prevent double upgrade of relevant packages; however '-r' can
> OTOH, the code to handle the -r feature is unfortunately quite complex, and
> I'm a little hesitant to mess with it (to be honest, mostly because it's
> working right now, so I don't want to tempt fate). :)  I will, however, add
> this idea to my big list o' portmaster ideas and see if it's something I
> could tackle at a future date.

  Thank you! IMHO people who switch from portupgrade to portmaster
would appreciate such a possibility,
as the former supports multiple target pkgname_globs.

Sincerely, Dmitry
nic-hdl: LYNX-RIPE

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