portupgrade -> portmaster Rosetta Stone?

Mark Felder feld at feld.me
Mon Feb 27 15:30:23 UTC 2012

On Mon, 27 Feb 2012 04:18:12 -0600, Olivier Smedts <olivier at gid0.org>  

> -w : save old shared libraries before deinstall

Won't this leave a lot of cruft behind over time? I don't see the point in  
keeping ancient shared libraries around for years and not knowing with  
confidence what versions your ports are linked to. I'd rather just follow  
UPDATING and make sure everything is properly linked against the newest.

On that note, does portmaster at least provide a way to keep track of  
libraries it kept due to the usage of -w ?

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