how can I use portmaster to update but skip a package

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Sat Aug 27 05:56:23 UTC 2011

>>>>> "Ross" == Ross  <basarevych at> writes:

Ross> Maybe I spent to little time with portmaster, but I eventually
Ross> switched to portupgrade. I'ts more mature in my opinion. And
Ross> portupgrade -a doesn't have the problem you are referring to.

I started with portupgrade, and am now firmly in the portmaster camp.

I think this is a "vi vs emacs" or "perl vs python" argument.  Just

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