Portupgrade Package Question

b. f. bf1783 at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 10 04:42:44 UTC 2011

On 7/10/11, b. f. <bf1783 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 7/9/11, Thomas D. Dean <tomdean at speakeasy.org> wrote:
>> On Sat, 2011-07-09 at 19:54 -0400, b. f. wrote:

> You could cheat, and neither upgrade your base system nor make the
> changes I mentioned in my last message, but instead fool portupgrade
> into thinking that you have a newer base system, by setting UNAME_R to

Sorry, that should be "UNAME_r", with a lower-case "r", above.  But,
as I wrote, using that workaround is probably not a good idea.

> something like "8.2-STABLE" in your environment when you call
> portupgrade, but you are bound to run into problems eventually by
> lying in that way.

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