portmaster question

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 9 00:21:49 UTC 2010

On Mon, 8 Nov 2010 12:50:21 -0700 (MST)
Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 8 Nov 2010, RW wrote:
> > -aRr isn't implied by -a, the rR options are ignored in the former.
> >
> > I think it's fairly clear that recursing through installed
> > packages with consistent dependecies isn't going to find a package
> > that isn't in the set of all installed packages.
> That sentence makes me a little dizzy.  I think you mean that since
> -a is equivalent to listing all packages on the command line, -r or
> -R are redundant.
> So portupgrade \* (i.e., -a) is a superset of
> portupgrade -r libexample
> because all the dependencies of libexample are included in the \* and
> so portupgrade will see they need to be updated because a port they
> depend on has been updated...  Right?


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