Quick newbie portupgrade question.

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Feb 26 22:20:08 PST 2004

On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 12:55:55AM -0500, Shaun T. Erickson wrote:
> I understand that 'portupgrade -arR' will upgrade everything. Some are 
> packages and some are ports. Will portupgrade upgrade packages with 
> packages, and ports with ports, or do packages get replaced with ports, 
> so that all are ports after it's run?

The system has no memory of whether you installed something from a
package or if you compiled it yourself.  Which of these two is used
for upgrading is up to you and can be controlled with the -P switches
to portupgrade (see the manpage).

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