portupgrade questions

James oscartheduck at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 16:18:12 PST 2007

On Nov 5, 2007 7:11 PM, Jack Barnett <jackbarnett at gmail.com> wrote:

>   Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> Here is a script I use to automate the procedure I posted in the
> previous reply:
> #!/bin/sh
> cd /usr/src
> csup ports-supfile
> csup standard-supfile
> cd patchs                         # optional
> ./apply                             # optional
> portupgrade -a
>   ??

I was wondering about that, too.

My understanding, Aryeh, of the ports vs pkg issue is that part of your
method is uneccesary. You can use pkg_add fine, but as soon as you start
using ports you have to stick with ports. portupgrade -a with a recently
updated ports tree will update everything that has an update, and reverting
to pkg_add after that could start creating dependency issues.

So you don't need to uninstall pkgs before starting to use ports, but you
can't go back once you've started using them.


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