Question on upgrading ports after 9.3->10.3
dave at horsfall.org
Sun Feb 12 03:05:38 UTC 2017
Me again :-) I finally got around to following the notes that David
Wolfskill kindly provided (thanks!) and apart from some oddity about
"httpd" requiring a missing "libdb-4.2.so.2" (which will get rebuilt
anyway), I'm a bit wary of this:
7. Back up any files in /usr/local that you wish to save [...]
8. Manually check /usr/local [...] to make sure that they are really
Errm, why? Is it going to clean out /usr/local from under my feet? If
so, then that's a bit rude... Because of disk space limitations, I've got
/usr/ports -> /usr/local/ports (/usr/local is a separate file system).
And then there's all my private stuff... I think it means "save any local
configuration files etc"; if so, it could be better phrased.
PS: For those who also have a Mac, do *not* futz around with symlinks in
this manner, as it confuses the hell out of macports...
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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