[freebsd-questions] Re: [freebsd-questions] Re: weird error messages with various ports

Walter Hurry walterhurry at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 16:35:43 UTC 2014

Erich Dollansky wrote:

> Hi,
> On Tue, 28 Jan 2014 09:49:35 +0100
> _1126 <lists at elfsechsundzwanzig.de> wrote:
>> I can see why a ports tree that is being checked out with svn instead
>> of being updated with portsnap might be a wise choice, but I'm not
>> quite sure if I understand correctly what the abilities of portupgrade
>> are that portmaster lacks? Do you want to elaborate on that? ;)
> portupgrade never left an un-usable machine after an upgrade for me. As
> such, I have no reason to look for any other tool.

Your replies in this thread have been illuminating. In the light of them, I have decided to stick with portupgrade, but to move ports updating from portsnap to svn, for the extra flexibility.


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