Upgrading Ports on 5.3
xfb52 at dial.pipex.com
Wed Jun 14 10:13:03 UTC 2006
Chris Hill wrote:
> What I usually do is
> # cvsup -g /etc/cvsupfile.ports <- my ports supfile with "tag=."
> # pkgdb -aF <- may throw a lot of errors, esp.
> <- if you have an old ports tree.
> <- Fix manually if needed!
> # cd /usr/ports
> # portsdb -u
> # portsclean -C
> # pkgdb -u
> # portversion -v | grep needs <- see what "needs" to be upgraded
# portversion -L =
would be quicker. Any > needs upgrading. Any < would mean you somehow
had an installed version newer that the port version!
# less /usr/ports/UPDATING
to see if any of the ports you will upgrade have "issues"
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