best overall upgrade from 8.x?

Adrian Wontroba aw1 at
Tue Nov 18 17:14:39 UTC 2014

On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 10:13:11PM -0800, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > make delete-old
> This can be a bit painful as you are prompted for every file. I suggest
> "make check-old" and then "rm -rf" any directories listed as ready for
> deletion. direcctories are listed near the end, just before libs.

yes | make delete-old
Answers all those delete prompts with 'y'.

Do not delete old libraries with make delete-old-libs before you have
upgraded all your ports. The results can be painful. BTDT.

Adrian Wontroba

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