Upgrading the Installed package

शंतनु (Shantanoo) shantanoo at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 08:40:21 UTC 2008

On Feb 6, 2008 11:41 AM, navneet Upadhyay <navneet.upadhyay at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>       I have two binary packages of an application of version 1.1 and 1.2.
> *The 1.1 is already installed, how can i upgrade it to 1.2* ?
> Do i have to uninstall 1.1 and then install 1.2 ?   I would prefer a way by
> which i can upgrade an wxisting package without uninstalling.

You may try portupgrade which can handle upgrades for you.

more info on: http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2003/08/28/FreeBSD_Basics.html


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