portupgrade fails to run or do anything

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Nov 8 04:48:11 UTC 2010

On Sun, 7 Nov 2010, Polytropon wrote:

> On Sun, 07 Nov 2010 09:21:22 -0800, "Ron (Lists)" <rg.lists at rzweb.com> wrote:
>> I'm trying to upgrade my ports and I can't get portupgrade to do
>> anything.  I type 'sudo portupgrade apache' (or any package) and all I
>> get back is a command prompt.  No error or any other message.
>> portversion seems to work correctly, showing my out of date ports, etc.
> You need to be in /usr/ports and then issue the port name together
> with the category; in your case:
> 	% cd /usr/ports
> 	% sudo portupgrade www/apache

For shell filename completion to work, that is.  portupgrade doesn't 
care about the current directory.

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