baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Tue Nov 14 17:30:04 UTC 2017
On 11/14/2017 10:44 AM, Matt Smith wrote:
> On Nov 14 15:40, Carmel NY wrote:
>> On Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:20:56 +0000, RW via freebsd-questions stated:
>>> Have you any particular reason to think they are needed? There are no
>>> such instructions for updating with pkg and that's what synth uses
>>> after building local packages.
>> Actually, from time to time there are:
>> (1) 20171107
>> (2) 20171006
>> (3) 20170808
>> (4) 20170807
>> (5) 20170721
>> Those are just a few. I agree that it is not as well documented as
>> "portmaster" or "portupgrade" though.
> This is most likely because pkg, poudriere, and synth are all "clean
> room build/install" tools and should just do the correct thing by
> default without any intervention required. Whereas portmaster and
> portupgrade don't run inside any chroot or jail environments and are
> directly affected by things being found in the build host.
> A lot of the time this requires manual intervention, uninstalling
> things, moving things out the way etc. before you can do an upgrade.
> You just simply don't need to do that with the clean-room tools.
Unless the base system has a negative influance upon the port in question
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