portmaster -- no execute command

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Apr 17 20:46:13 UTC 2013

On Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:34:24 -0400, Jerry wrote:
> Does portmaster have a "--noexecute" flag like portupgrade?
> Specifically, I want to run the following command and see exactly what
> would be updated / modified sans actually doing it.
> 	portmaster -o new_app old_app

Is the -n option what you are looking for?

>From "man portmaster":

	-n  run through all steps, but do not make or install any ports

This common flag seems to be allowed for installation via -o,
according to the synopsis:

	portmaster [Common Flags] -o <new port dir in /usr/ports>
		<installed port>

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