porteasy vs portupgrade

Eric heli at mikestammer.com
Thu Jul 26 15:29:58 UTC 2007

Maxim Khitrov wrote:
> On 7/26/07, Eric <heli at mikestammer.com> wrote:
> Do you simply use 'portmaster -a' to update everything? I've tried
> using it a few times, but it never recompiled ports that depend on the
> one being updated. I recall there was an option to do that, but you
> had to specify each port manually for that to work. How do you get it
> to update all out-of-date ports and recompile everything depending on
> those ports?

i usually just issue the -a switch. No issues yet in over a year of 
doing it that way. Why recompile everything that depends on a port 
unless you have to? things like this are usually in UPDATING, so i do it 
when i need to, not every time.

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