Using portsupgrade with make arguments

Jeff Hinrichs jlh at
Wed Apr 21 16:56:00 PDT 2004

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Subject: Using portsupgrade with make arguments

> Hi all,
> just to get it clear for me: If I upgrade a port that has been originally
> installed with additional make arguments I must include them again. Is the
> following correct?
> Original installation:
> # make arg_1=val_1 arg_2=arg_2 install clean
> Upgrading port using portupgrade:
> # portupgrade -R -m "arg_1=val_1 arg_2=arg_2" port
 Even better, use pkgtools.conf

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