Should I rebuild all ports?

Renato Botelho rbgarga at
Wed Oct 6 08:22:20 PDT 2004

On Wed, 6 Oct 2004 23:57:19 +0900, Choy Kho Yee <khoyee at> wrote:
> I have just upgraded FreeBSD 5.3BETA6 to BETA7.
> According to /usr/src/UPDATING, some of the system
> libraries have been upgraded, and we should rebuild
> all ports if we want to use the new libraries. So,
>   1. should I rebuild all ports? (I think it should take one
>       whole day...)
>   2. If I am to rebuild all ports, what is the command I
>       should use?

Take a look at this message

There is a script made by Benjamin Lutz that checks all ports need to
be rebuilded, so, you need to rebuild all these packages using
portupgrade -f packagename, or use the /etc/libmap.conf.

Best Regards
Renato Botelho
ICQ: 54596223

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