Detecting updates to ports not installed

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Thu Dec 30 17:17:08 UTC 2010

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 08:19:00AM -0800, Chip Camden wrote:
> Hello fellow BSDophiles,
> The chromium port is trying my patience.  I'm not using it now, because of
> its unpatched vulnerabilities.  Buit I'm keeping it installed, so I'll be
> notified by portversion when an update comes through.  Is there a more
> excellent way to receive the same sort of notification for a port that is
> not installed?

I think you can use for that purpose.
(I have never used it myself, but it looks like it should do the

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Erik Trulsson
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