Still having trouble with package upgrades
frank at shute.org.uk
Thu Mar 8 03:36:37 UTC 2012
On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 10:04:35PM -0500, David Jackson wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 6:51 PM, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> > On Wed, 7 Mar 2012 12:05:37 -0500, David Jackson wrote:
> > > > Many of your issues are non-issues, as your suggestions were
> > > > implemented in some form long ago. For example, updated applications
> > > > are compiled and available online. You can use "pkg_add -r" to
> > > > install the newest binary package that is available, or you can update
> > > > your an installed application by updating the ports and using
> > > > portupgrade, which has options to control whether you compile updates
> > > > from source or install binary packages.
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > pkg-add -r does not seem to be an "upgrade all packages" sort of feature
> > I
> > > am looking for. I have tried pkg-upgrade, portmaster, and portupgrade,
> > all
> > > of these do not work.
> > The portupgrade -PP command should be fine, if your ports
> > tree is up to date.
> portupgrade -PP did not work for me, it gave me error messages about failed
> > > I am working on getting the logs
Work harder. Try script(1).
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