Portupgrade status

illoai at gmail.com illoai at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 23:37:12 UTC 2011

On 3 January 2011 17:54, Jamie Paul Griffin <jamie at gnix.co.uk> wrote:
> so can i just ask, is portmaster or another port upgrading tool recommended over portupgrade now because i'm going to be upgrading all my ports soon and  in the 18 months i've been using FreeBSD i've always used portupgrade but sounds like it's best to change now.
>        jamie

Unless you particularly despise some aspect
or feature of portupgrade, I can see little point
in switching.

Portmaster has the advantage of not requiring
ruby or an external database, but the disadvan-
tage of not having an equivalent of
# portupgrade -Rf
(at least last time I used it)


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