Portmaster general questions and problems

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Fri Dec 31 00:31:29 UTC 2010

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 9:34 AM, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> 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).

I've used -R before to correct situations where a freshly built port
misbehaves due to some of its dependencies being too old.  It's also
sometimes handy when there are ABI changes involved, as sometimes
happens with things like Perl and PHP.

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