Proper way to update ports with svn

Damien Fleuriot ml at
Sat Mar 30 01:52:43 UTC 2013

On 29 March 2013 22:29, Andre Goree <andre at> wrote:

> I seem to have to run 'make index' in /usr/ports after I've run 'svn up
> /usr/ports' in order to see which ports need to be updated using
> 'portversion'.  This doesn't seem correct...and if so portsnap would
> seem like a much better tool.  Perhaps I should be running 'make
> fetchindex' instead?  I'm sure I've read about the correct way to do so,
> but it doesn't appear to be here:
> Thanks in advance for any advice.

'make index' looks good to me, it's the right way to do things imo.

What bothers you, following 'make index', pkg version output seems dodgy ?

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