upgrading 4.8 to 4.9 question....

Dave Cantrell phaedrus at alltel.net
Wed Nov 26 22:34:58 PST 2003

On Wed November 26 2003 23:41, Dragoncrest wrote:
>          Mergemaster is definately one way to do it, but I prefer 
> Portupgrade.  It's much simpler as far as I'm concerned and does as good a 
> job as mergemaster with less thinking involved on the part of the user.  :)
> At 12:43 AM 11/20/03 +0000, Lewis Thompson wrote:
> >On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 11:27:59AM +1100, paul van den bergen wrote:
> > > if I upgrade from 4.8 to 4.9, will I also have to upgrade (by whatever
> > > method) the applications running on the box? I.e. those that are not
> > > part of the src tree?
> >
> >Try man mergemaster.
Dragoncrest:  I'm not sure you understand the difference between portupgrade 
and mergemaster...I suggest you read the man pages on both before advising 
someone else on the use of either.

Paul:  Lewis' advice on mergemaster is worth taking :)

Dave Cantrell
phaedrus at alltel.net
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

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