portupgrade -> portmaster Rosetta Stone?

Olivier Smedts olivier at gid0.org
Mon Feb 27 10:18:14 UTC 2012


2012/2/25 Royce Williams <royce.williams at gmail.com>:
> To ease the transition, does anyone know of a Rosetta Stone table, or
> "portmaster for native speakers of portupgrade"?

I was a "portupgrade -a" user, now I use "portmaster -adw" :
-d : always clean distfiles (doesn't stop each time a port is upgraded)
-w : save old shared libraries before deinstall (you should also read
/usr/ports/UPDATING, check the output of "pkg_libchk" from
sysutils/bsdadminscripts sometimes, and clean the dust in

Now I only need to find a way to "ignore" the errors when creating a
backup package if there was a plist problem, and it will be really
fine. portmaster tells you what it will do before doing it, and it
will also show you all the "config" dialogs before the upgrade and not
during it, unlike portupgrade.


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