pkg/ports question

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Sat May 16 23:39:00 UTC 2015

On 05/16/15 17:56, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> On 05/16/15 13:22, Ardie H. Hwang wrote:
>> Postmaster is for easy mass upgrading ports member softwares, not for 
>> updating ports tree itself.
>> Try `portsnap fetch update` first, then issue `portmaster -L` again.
>> -- 
>> Ardie H. Hwang
>> ----------------
>> email:iam at
>> mobile: +82-10-I-AM-ARDIE
> That's my point of misunderstanding, I thought my args to portmaster 
> would check the remote repos for updates & report on them, man page 
> seems to indicate that ....

BTW, what you suggested *did* work :-), thanks. I was/am just confused 
over what portmaster will/won't do as far as checking on available 
updates .... Thanks again.


	William A. Mahaffey III


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