New ports on older stable (4.11)

Kelly D. Grills kdgrills at
Wed Mar 1 17:39:21 UTC 2006

On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 03:09:24PM +0000, Pete French wrote:
> > 99.9% of ports seems to work ... I've hit a few that are marked as BROKEN, 
> > like postgis stuff, but nothing that I'd considered "mainstream" ...
> Ah, thats great to know, hanks. It's the exim/clamav/spamassassin stuff
> which I really want to upgrade.

My upgrade procedure includes:

1. Backup ports with ports/sysutils/portupgrade. (-b switch)
2. Update the ports collection and index
3. Read ports/UPDATING
4. Upgrade and verify each port individually
5. Keep ports/sysutils/portdowngrade handy

Kelly D. Grills
kdgrills at

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