[freebsd-questions] Re: Re: [freebsd-questions] Re: [freebsd-questions] Re: weird error messages with various ports
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Wed Jan 29 09:03:18 UTC 2014
On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 04:35:17PM +0000, Walter Hurry wrote:
> 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.
I think I'll do the same. At least the svn part. Have to figure out
how to deal with custom configured ports, though. In the worst case,
I'll reconfigure and rebuild all ports.
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