CVSup vs. portupgrade

Andy Miller andy at
Fri Apr 2 17:35:39 PST 2004

On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 07:27:31PM -0600, Jay Moore wrote:
> Reading from the FreeBSD handbook on "Using the Ports Collection" leaves me a 
> bit confused wrt CVSup and portupgrade... do these utilities accomplish the 
> same thing?
> Thanks,
> Jay
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No, they do not do the same thing.  cvsup retrieves the newest source for
a given repository.  portupgrade will upgrade an already installed port.

-Andy Miller

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