portmaster: Installing new ports without upgrading already installed ones ?

Marco Steinbach coco at executive-computing.de
Wed Feb 15 22:07:49 UTC 2012

On Wed, 15 Feb 2012, Doug Barton wrote:

> 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
>> '+IGNOREME' ?
> 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.)

Fair enough -- thanks for the clarification.  And for maintaining portmaster
in the first place, of course.

MfG CoCo

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