Does running ``# portupgrade -arRp '' prompt for options or
updates everything without prompts?
olivares14031 at gmail.com
Fri May 6 21:59:12 UTC 2011
On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 8:43 PM, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 6 May 2011, Antonio Olivares wrote:
>> On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 1:52 PM, Antonio Olivares
>> Sorry for TOP POSTING :(, but do I run
>> # portmaster -a -f -D
>> and do an in place update of all ports?
>> is this the recommended way or nuking and rebuilding?
> After the attempt to install every port, I'd remove all, update the ports
> tree, and install only the needed ports. Right now you may have many
> installed that are not just unneeded but unwanted.
I am following the advice given in man portmaster:
Using portmaster to do a complete reinstallation of all your ports:
1. portmaster --list-origins > ~/installed-port-list
Print only the ports that have available updates. This can be used as an
alias in your shell. Be sure to fix the line wrapping appropriately.
portmaster -L |
egrep -B1 '(ew|ort) version|Aborting|installed|dependencies|
IGNORE|marked|Reason:|MOVED|deleted|exist|update' | grep -v '^--'
2. Update your ports tree
3. portmaster -ty --clean-distfiles
4. portmaster --check-port-dbdir
5. portmaster -Faf
6. pkg_delete -a
7. rm -rf /usr/local/lib/compat/pkg
8. Back up any files in /usr/local you wish to save,
such as configuration files in /usr/local/etc
9. Manually check /usr/local and /var/db/pkg
to make sure that they are really empty
10. Re-install portmaster
11. portmaster `cat ~/installed-port-list`
Mostly everything is step 11 :) Will come back hopefully with a fully
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