Portmanager vs portupgrade

Kurt Jaeger lists at opsec.eu
Thu Jan 23 13:11:42 UTC 2014


>    I lately read more often that Portmaster is preferred about portupdate.
>    Can you tell me why this is? I know that portupdate is Ruby driven, but
>    furthermore I cannot detect the real advantages one above the other?

I use portupgrade to do daily rebuilds of ports on 8 reference hosts.

It's not perfect, but it does its job. If one port does not build,
portupgrade still builds those that do build. Which is nice 8-)

pi at opsec.eu            +49 171 3101372                         6 years to go !

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