upgrading installed ports: time to do it ?

Chris Whitehouse cwhiteh at onetel.com
Tue Jun 23 21:21:23 UTC 2009

RW wrote:
> 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.

Not trolling but can you give me some examples?


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