[CDBUG-talk] Port management

Dan Langille dan at langille.org
Thu Jan 28 14:06:49 EST 2010

On Thu, January 28, 2010 1:57 pm, Chuck Atkins wrote:
> Of all the various package and port / package management tools available
> such as port{upgrade,manager,master} etc., I'm curious to see how you guys
> keep ports and packages up to date.  Care to share your methods?

I use portupgrade.  When doing major upgrades, I generally do this:

portsnap fetch && portsnap update
export BATCH=YES
portupgrade -fa

The BATCH flag stops you getting asked questions (and allows the process
to continue without manual intervention).

Dan Langille -- http://langille.org/

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