stay up to date with ports and packages, problem

Polytropon freebsd at
Sat May 19 19:01:50 UTC 2012

On Sat, 19 May 2012 19:43:09 +0100, RW wrote:
> On Sat, 19 May 2012 11:08:19 -0700 (PDT)
> Beastie-Boy wrote:
> > Ok, many thanks for your replies.
> > I forgot to tell that i recently upgraded from 8.1 to 9.0-RELEASE.
> > That excplains maybe why i had obsolete/old packages/ports on my disk.
> When you cross a major OS release boundary, you need to force a rebuild
> of all installed package, or reinstall from package files.

It's often easy to do this using a port management tool.
See "man portmaster" containing an example of exactly
this procedure (EXAMPLES section).

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