Detecting updates to ports not installed

Leslie Jensen leslie at
Fri Dec 31 13:13:37 UTC 2010

On 2010-12-30 18:16, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> 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.)

Freshports have an RSS feed that'll keep you up to date with changes.
I use it myself, it is very useful.


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