portupgrade questions

Chris Whitehouse cwhiteh at onetel.com
Tue Nov 6 10:52:28 PST 2007

Warren Block wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Nov 2007, Donovan R. Palmer wrote:
>> A total noob here with FreeBSD, but am liking it so far. I went to run 
>> portupgrade for the first time and encountered quite a few problems. I 
>> have googled around and found some of my answers, but it's been slow 
>> going. For example:
>> cairo# portupgrade -aF
> The thing you should be doing first is checking /usr/ports/UPDATING. 
> Major things can change, and portupgrade may not be able to handle them 
> without help.

You could try portmanager, it seems to handle most things so it's great
for lazy people (like me :)

Port:   portmanager-0.4.1_9
Path:   /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/portmanager


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