portupgrade "---> Backing up the old version"

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Apr 15 00:06:41 PDT 2003

On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 02:58:20AM -0400, E. J. Cerejo wrote:
> While using portupgrade I noticed before it deinstalls the old port it 
> says something like "--->  Backing up the old version" and then it goes 
> on deinstalling and installing the new version.  Where does this backup 
> go?  I looked at the man page and it says something like /var/tmp but I 
> went into that directory and there is nothing in there relating to a 
> port back!  Does portupgrade delete that backup after the successful 
> install of the new version?


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