Forcing port reinstalls without rebuilding over and over again

Anton Yuzhaninov citrin+bsd at
Wed Dec 12 17:48:02 UTC 2018

On 12/12/18 3:07 AM, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> Is there a way, using portmaster, to force the rebuild of all ports without
> rebuilding the same ports over and over and over again?

If you need to reinstall all ports, there is another option:

1. Create meat-ports which lists all applications you need to be installed:

2. Delete all packages (except sudo if you rely on it).

3. Install this metaport.

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