Installing and upgrading ports

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Wed Oct 18 15:56:03 UTC 2006

Jonathan Arnold writes:

>  So there are three competing technologies - portupgrade,
>  portmaster, and portmanage. And I'm not even sure what any of
>  them offer over the simple 'make install clean' method.

	Simple make/make install will take care of upstream
dependencies; portupgrade (and probably the others) will also take
care of downstream ports.
	This is particaularly useful in cases like the recent bump of
GNOME components.

				Robert Huff

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