Updating Instructions

Baho Utot baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Tue Nov 14 17:23:41 UTC 2017

On 11/14/2017 8:22 AM, Carmel NY wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:00:40 +0000, Arthur Chance stated:
>> On 14/11/2017 12:47, Baho Utot wrote:
>>> On 11/14/17 03:29, Carmel NY wrote:
>>>> Out of morbid curiosity, I was just wondering why instructions for
>>>> updating a
>>>> moved or discontinued port are never posted for "synth", like they are
>>>> for
>>>> "portupgrade" or "portmaster" in the UPDATING file? An example would
>>>> be the
>>>> recent 20171112 change in the devel/oniguruma* port.
>>> I think it is because synth is a bads word around here
>> More likely that very few of us knew about it. This thread was the first
>> time I heard of it. I've been using poudriere since shortly after it
>> came out, and it works fine for me.
> Personally, I consider "poudriere" over kill for the average user, especially
> a user who is using FreeBSD on a single PC or laptop.
> I realize that the updates needed to run synth on FreeBSD-12 are not in place,
> and perhaps never will be. In that case, I will be happy to stay with my
> present system or switch to a different OS.

Ditto that for me

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