upgrading installed ports: time to do it ?

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 22 20:48:08 UTC 2009

On Mon, 22 Jun 2009 20:58:41 +0100
Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh at onetel.com> wrote:

> I'll probably get flamed for this but since I've been using 
> ports-mgmt/portmanager I've almost forgotten
> about /usr/ports/UPDATING and all that pkgdb -Fu stuff or whatever it
> was. I've upgraded ports just by doing 'portmanager -u' over one or
> two quite major changes and not had any problems that haven't been
> down to an individual ports.

You still need to read UPDATING, portmanager handles some of the
issues automatically, but not all.

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