portupgrading only certain ports
rczero at mail.com
Wed Feb 22 21:42:48 PST 2006
Apparently it was the quotes!
Upgrade appears to be working right.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Peter <petermatulis at yahoo.ca>
> To: "Steve P." <rczero at mail.com>, freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: portupgrading only certain ports
> Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 00:23:20 -0500 (EST)
> --- "Steve P." <rczero at mail.com> wrote:
> > I am trying to avoid upgrading two ports: kde and X.
> > What are the command line options to portupgrade to accomplish this?
> > For instance, I tried this and it failed:
> > #portupgrade -a -x 'kde*' -x 'x*'
> > Where am I going wrong?
> > I've read the pertinent handbook ports section, and did man portupgrade,
> > but still I can not get it to work. Maybe it has something to do with
> > pkg_glob, I don't know.
> I never tried this feature but from the man page it seems you do not need
> the single quotes. You probably can also just type the package names
> (with no glob characters) with or without version numbers.
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