Forcing port reinstalls without rebuilding over and over again

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Wed Dec 12 18:54:41 UTC 2018

--On December 12, 2018 at 12:47:53 PM -0500 Anton Yuzhaninov 
<citrin+bsd at> wrote:

> 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:
> rs-with-meta-packages-and-poudriere/
> 2. Delete all packages (except sudo if you rely on it).
> 3. Install this metaport.

That would be nice, if I had a box to build it on. I have to 
internet-facing servers, and the ports have to be built on those boxes.

Paul Schmehl, Retired
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