FreeBSD Port: portmanager-0.4.1_9

Warren Block wblock at
Fri Jan 11 00:24:29 UTC 2013

On Thu, 10 Jan 2013, Jeffrey Bouquet wrote:

> BTW portmanager was excellent the for the first few years.  One could begin an update, then cntl-c after a few minutes when it actually began building ports, and up in the terminal would be a concise list of what needed to be installed or upgraded.  Later, its results were inaccurate (did not find installed ports...). It would serve many well if someone were to rewrite if for the present ports structure IMHO.  (That was for just one of its usages that I used a lot, the others I was still using portupgrade or a custom .sh script, for those fifty percent or so
> of the time in which I did not simply permit portmanager to complete the task.)

portupgrade -na does that also.  That and portupgrade's -R function 
(rebuild everything that the named port depends on, and then the named 
port) are the only thing I miss in portmaster.

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