Status of portupgrade and portmaster?
mueller6722 at twc.com
Fri Sep 29 09:09:14 UTC 2017
Excerpt from Jan Beich:
> Why did portupgrade skip rebuilding print/harfbuzz-icu before building
> editors/libreoffice? The dependency trees of most desktop applications
> are so complex that the build falls apart if the upgrade tools aren't
> robust enough e.g., ignore MOVED or PORTREVISION bumps.
> In short, this is a reminder portmaster/portupgrade are NOT supported.
> Users are on their own debugging such issues.
What is the current status of portupgrade and portmaster?
I haven't used portupgrade in some time, but what about portmaster?
What is one officially supposed to use to build and upgrade packages from source?
Synth, poudriere, any others?
More information about the freebsd-ports