Upgrading packages

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Tue Sep 1 23:32:50 UTC 2009

On Tue, 1 Sep 2009 17:15:53 -0500, Chris <racerx at makeworld.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
> Probably a long time discussed question:
> Updating a system is (or can be) done with freebsd-update.
> What is the suggested way of upgrading packages (not ports)?

There's at least portupgrade with the -P option that forces the
use of packages. You can as well use pkg_add to perform an
"upgrade-like" action, but you'll have to take care for more
things manually.

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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