Why Move . . .

David Magda dmagda at ee.ryerson.ca
Sun May 29 10:53:54 PDT 2005

On May 28, 2005, at 15:56, Claus Guttesen wrote:

> whatever. The ports-collection will take care of dependencies.
> Upgrading is done by portupgrade zsh for instance.

Just a small hint: personally I tend to always use the "-b" option to 
create a backup copy of the previous version (usually saved in 

This way if your testing (!) didn't catch some issues you can go back 
to the exact (more or less) environment you had before the upgrade. 
After a little while you can then delete the backed up version to 
reclaim space and keep things tidy.

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