Portupgrade status

Chris Brennan xaero at xaerolimit.net
Mon Jan 3 23:39:50 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 6:37 PM, illoai at gmail.com <illoai at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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)

man portmaster reveals

 [-R] -f
         always rebuild ports (overrides -i)


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