Port upgrading - my way

Chris racerx at makeworld.com
Thu Sep 23 20:49:58 PDT 2004

Donald J. O'Neill wrote:

> On Thursday 23 September 2004 02:44 pm, Chris wrote:
>>Curtis Vaughan wrote:
>>>>There might be something to be said for doing it "my way",
>>>>after all, Frank Sinatra made a fortune in that manner...
>>>>You could join in the FreeBSD tradition, though, and do it the
>>>>Right Way(tm) ...
>>>>An excellent tutorial/article by Dru Lavigne....
>>>></only slightly-less-tongue-in-cheek>  ;-)
>>>>Kevin Kinsey
>>>OK, after reading this tutorial, here is MY new WAY.
>>> /usr/local/bin/cvsup -g -L 2 /root/cvsup/ports-supfile
>>> portsdb -Uu
>>> portversion -l "<"   [to see if any ports will be upgraded]
>>> portupgrade -arR   [so dependencies will be installed, if
>>>necessary] [NB. If ever asked to run pkgdb -F, do it]
>>>Taking into consideration other issues or options pointed out
>>>on the web tutorial, will this be a good strategy from now on
>>>for performing good port upgrades?
>>Yes - this is more or less how I do mine.
> <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> OK Curtis, What the heck are you doing, we just discussed this, 
> Chris, I know better than this and so do you. You guys are supposed 
> to be doing it my way. I think you're just trying to get in good 
> graces with the list so you show up here instead of getting 
> filtered into the bit bucket.
> Don

Hahahahaha - No friggin' comment!


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