the art of pkgdb -F

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at
Thu Mar 29 00:37:06 UTC 2007

On 28/03/07 RW said:

> The gettext upgrade is actually a good example of what portupgrade
> offers. With portupgrade the -rf option is advisable, but not
> essential, with portmaster, it's essential that the -r option is used,
> If it's not, or the upgrade fails to complete, you can end-up with not
> much more than the base-system working.

Wow. You would think that such tools would prevent you from getting into that

Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It
takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite
direction." --Albert Einstein
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