Portversion question

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Tue Oct 18 13:41:51 PDT 2005

Rem P Roberti <remegius at comcast.net> writes:

> I have crontab run cvsup, and make a new port index for me nightly.
> This morning I ran portversion -l and found that there was a package
> it regarded as not being up to date.  However, neither portmanager or
> portupgrade picked up the non-current package.  Why would portversion
> indicate a package that is not up to date, and either of the two
> upgrade programs not find it also?

A bug?
A port that was moved? [see /usr/ports/MOVED]

There are probably other possible reasons, but you didn't give us much
to go on...

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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