porteasy vs portupgrade

Eric heli at mikestammer.com
Thu Jul 26 15:10:03 UTC 2007

Miguel wrote:
> Adam J Richardson escribió:
>> Miguel wrote:
>>> Hi, i used to use portupgrade as using this instructions 
>>> http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2001/11/29/Big_Scary_Daemons.html
>>> for doing all the port managing, what about porteasy, it is as  good 
>>> as portupgrade?
>>> i think porteasy is not as popular as portupgrade.
>>> thanks
>> Hi Miguel,
>> I use portupgrade and portsnap, a combination which seems to work 
>> fine. The only thing that annoys me about portupgrade is that it's 
>> written in Ruby, and when it's time for an upgrade I always have to 
>> upgrade the Ruby compiler as well. Upgrading Ruby just takes forever 
>> on these old battered beige boxes.
> you are absolutly right, portsnap + portupgrade,
> thakns
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try portmaster as a replacement to portupgrade. No dependencies and it 
works great.

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