Detecting updates to ports not installed

Chip Camden sterling at
Thu Dec 30 18:51:10 UTC 2010

Quoth Erik Trulsson on Thursday, 30 December 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
> trick.)
> -- 
> <Insert your favourite quote here.>
> Erik Trulsson
> ertr1013 at

The regular freshports newsletter includes new ports and some version
updates, but not all.  I don't see a way to subscribe to all updates
for chromium (e.g.).  But perhaps I'm just missing the appropriate link.

Sterling (Chip) Camden    | sterling at | 2048D/3A978E4F |        |
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