Port update advice

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Mon Jul 30 05:13:15 UTC 2007

Graham Bentley wrote:
> Hi All,
> Following a Portsnap Fetch / Extract on top of
> a base install what is the best strategy for keeping
> ports updated?
> I think maybe it would be a waste of time / bandwidth
> to fetch the entire ports again or on a weekly basis so
> am guessing here that I should be checking to see
> which ports I have installed that have updates?
> What is the best method / tool to use in this case?
> Thanks in advance :)
    portsnap fetch update is better than portsnap fetch extract. fetch 
update reduces the amount of required extracting as it only changes the 
updated files.

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