Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
kdk at daleco.biz
Tue Nov 11 09:43:07 PST 2003
William O'Higgins wrote:
>Quite foolishly, I ran this command without thinking it through:
>It's been running for 15 hours or so now, and I'm wondering how much
>longer it is likely to take? I realize that "that depends" <grin />,
>but I've love some anecdotal hints if anyone's got some. I installed
>4.8 from a CD, and didn't upgrade much of anything, and I have since
>CVSup'd a new ports tree, built the pkgdb and now portupgrade is just
>running and running. It's not looping, it's just working away, and I
>have no idea where it is in the process (it compiling kdeutils as we
>speak - I wish I'd remembered to uninstall *that* before I started).
>Any suggestions? Thanks.
Don't know that it's foolish, though it's best to
have done this via X, I guess... you could just
watch it work in an xterm or something.
I guess if you're in CLI, you could ALT-F2
to another virtual terminal and still work a bit?
-arR generally takes a day and a half for my desktop
machine. Most of the time spent, though, in retrospect,
is grabbing new tarballs over a modem connection...
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