upgrading ports, skipping or deferring from automatic upgrades

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sat May 22 03:04:53 PDT 2004

On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 04:59:57AM +0000, Andy Smith wrote:

> On the other hand, is there maybe a simple way to tell portupgrade
> *never* to upgrade specific ports unless they are forced or
> specified singly?

There is.  That's what the HOLD_PKGS array in
/usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf is for.  That will stop portupgrade
attempting to upgrade that package (or pkgdb or portversion doing
their things).  Use the -f/--force flag to override the held status.



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