pkg_upgrade ?

CARTER Anthony a.carter at
Fri Sep 24 08:56:14 PDT 2004


pkgdb -F

fixes the package database and removes old entries...


On Tue, 2003-03-18 at 17:55, David Bear wrote:
> I've been searching the handbook and can't seem to find what I'm
> looking for regarding upgrading a port.  I know there is
> portupgrade... which I'd like to avoid because I don't want to install
> ruby as well.  
> I do have cvsup installed, and can run cvsup to update my ports
> collection.  My question is if I already have a package installed,
> running cvsup, the make install again for a preexisting port will mess
> up the pkg-data base right?  So, if I only want to upgrade a single
> port, is the recommended way
> 1) pkg_deinstall
> 2) cvsup ports collection
> 3) pkg_install again (or make install)
> This seems rather poor as I don't want to have all the downtime
> between deinstalling and installing again.
> If I cvsup ports and then make install, is there a fix to update the
> pkg data base?

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