Status of portupgrade and portmaster?

Marco Beishuizen mbeis at
Mon Oct 2 18:58:23 UTC 2017

On Mon, 2 Oct 2017, the wise Matt Smith wrote:

>> I'm running 11.1-STABLE now, upgrading every few months or when there 
>> is an important security fix. Do I have to build a new system twice in 
>> that case (once my running system and once the poudriere jail)?
> What I do is to initially create the jail using poudriere jail -c -j 11 
> -m src=/usr/src and then I upgrade the jail using poudriere jail -u -j 
> 11.
> These commands use the existing /usr/src and /usr/obj trees from the 
> host system buildworld/kernel. It doesn't need to be rebuilt.

Did a make cleanworld last time I upgraded so /usr/obj is empty now, but 
next time I'll try this out. Didn't know poudriere could do this (although 
it's in the manpage I see now). Thanks for the info!

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