portupgrade: Download -> single user -> upgrade

Karol Kwiatkowski karol.kwiat at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 11:50:56 UTC 2007

Kyrre Nygård wrote:
> Hey!
> I was wondering if anybody could give me a quick cheat sheet for how to
> automatically:
> 1) Download all outdated ports
> 2) Switch to single user mode
> 3) Upgrade those ports
> Running portupgrade -a doesn't work very well when it's time to upgrade
> running processes.

What problems are you seeing?

Normally, you don't need to go into single user mode. Like Pietro said,
portupgrade -F will fetch distfiles for you. Then you can do the
upgrade, check config files and restart services later.



Karol Kwiatkowski   <karol.kwiat at gmail dot com>
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