About Freebsd 7.0 versus 6.3

Roland Smith rsmith at xs4all.nl
Thu Nov 8 13:09:04 PST 2007

On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 09:32:22PM +0100, Kris Kennaway wrote:

>>> You don't need to delete all the ports in one go and then reinstall
>>> them in another: running 'portupgrade -fa' will do the job.
>> Port upgrade tools are not guaranteed to work perfectly in this
>> situation. I tried doing an update with portmanager and ended up with
>> some binaries linked against both libc.so.6 and libc.so.7! Some ports
>> didn't even compile.
> portmanager isn't recommended for use since it became abandonware a long 
> time ago and never reached maturity.  If you (correctly ;) use portupgrade 
> (e.g. -fa or -faP) then you will not have this problem.

Dang, I meant portmaster, not portmanager. My bad.

R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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