portupgrade -arR

Drew Tomlinson drew at mykitchentable.net
Wed Nov 12 08:56:07 PST 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jan Grant" <Jan.Grant at bristol.ac.uk>
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2003 2:37 AM

> On Tue, 11 Nov 2003, William O'Higgins wrote:
> > Quite foolishly, I ran this command without thinking it through:
> >
> > portupgrade -arR
> >
> > 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 />
> Well, "that depends"; many ports can be upgraded quickly. However
> compilation of C++ is markedly slower than compilation of C, so
> you see things like KDE or Qt meeding an upgrade, expect it to take a
> while.
> If you use "portversion -v | grep -v =" then you'll see the list of
> ports which remain that need updating. (You need to run portsdb after
> cvsup for the output of this, and portupgrade's operation, to be
> accurate.)

Or you can use the (IMHO) simpler 'portversion -vL=' to get the same



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