portmaster: Installing new ports without upgrading already installed ones ?

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 15 21:56:55 UTC 2012

On 02/15/2012 06:04, Marco Steinbach wrote:
> Hi there,
> is there a way for telling portmaster to not upgrade already installed
> dependencies, besides explicitly excluding these with '-x' or using

Someone already mentioned -i.

> In other words:  Is there a flag, or a combination thereof, to have
> portmaster conveniently just install missing and not upgrade allready
> installed dependencies -- like a 'make install' in a ports' directory
> would do ?

To answer your question, no. The tool is not designed to be used that
way. (And no, I won't add that as an option.)




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