Portmaster general questions and problems
wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Dec 30 17:34:24 UTC 2010
On Thu, 30 Dec 2010, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> Threads about portmaster and portupgrade status raise the question, what flags for portmaster are comparable to -R and -r for portupgrade?
> I might want to portupgrade a package and all its dependencies (-R),
> or less frequently, all packages that depend on the package to be
> portupgraded (-r). How would I do that using portmaster? I read both
> man pages many times.
Those look backwards to me. It's extremely rare for me to upgrade
everything that a given port depends on (-R), but common to upgrade a
port and everything that depends on it (-r).
Anyway... as I understand the man pages:
"portmaster ..." = "portupgrade -r ..."
"portmaster -r ..." = "portupgrade -rf ..."
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