Recursivity of -r and -R in portupgrade

illoai at illoai at
Wed Jul 4 19:26:30 UTC 2007

On 04/07/07, Olivier Nicole <on at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am wondering is the option -R and -r are mutually recursive in
> portupgrade.
> That is, if the option -R applies to every ports detected by -r and
> respectively if -r applies to every ports detected by -R.
> Lest take the example of:
> portupgrade -fRr gd
> gd depends on png, does it upgrade png with portupgrade -fRr png?

If I am recalling correctly, it does not.

> php4-gd is built from gd, does it upgrade php4-gd with
> portupgrade -Rrf php4-gd? (That will in turn upgrade php, maybe
> apache...)

Nor here, though if php and apache record gd
as a requirement they will be rebuilt.

Very good idea to use the -n flag.


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