portupgrade -arR

Alex de Kruijff freebsd at akruijff.dds.nl
Tue Nov 11 18:02:57 PST 2003

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 06:24:31PM -0600, Chris wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 November 2003 01:39 pm, Bjarne Wichmann Petersen wrote:
> > On Tuesday 11 November 2003 18:33, William O'Higgins wrote:
> > > Quite foolishly, I ran this command without thinking it through:
> > >
> > > portupgrade -arR
> >
> > Try the -n switch (ie. portupgrade -narR), this will show which ports will
> > be upgraded without doing so.
> >
> The great thing about this, is once you have done this for the 1st time (as 
> you have) and if you continue to update your ports tree (perhaps on a nightly 
> basis) you can run portupgrade daily, and the time needed is sooo much 
> shorter.
> On a personal note - I do update my ports nightly, then run portgrade -arR 
> daily.  I don't think it runs more then 10 mins on any day.
> Welcome to the world of maintaining your ports!

Do you happen to run apache and php4? I had trouble with these two.
One didn't need to be updated and the other did. The result was that
apache didn't wan't to load php4. I had to fore the compilation of the
other port.


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