FreeBSD Handbook, upgrading ports incorrect with 10.0-RELEASE?

Carl Johnson carlj at
Fri Apr 11 03:52:36 UTC 2014

dgmm <freebsd01 at> writes:

> On Wednesday 09 April 2014 10:52:57 Matthew Pherigo wrote:
>> So you really want just to see the versions, and then you upgrade them by
>> hand. In that case, the correct option would indeed be "pkg version".
> pkg version is so sloooooow
> I use portversion from portupgrade package.  It's much, much faster.
> portversion -l \<
> or
> portversion -L =

I usually compare against the pkg repository with 'pkg version -RL=', or
you could compare against the INDEX file with 'pkg version -IL='.
Carl Johnson		carlj at

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