On Sun, Dec 24, 2006 at 11:21:54PM +0800, Edward G.J. Lee wrote: > On Sun, Dec 24, 2006, RW wrote: > > Personally, I don't like to get version information from the INDEX > > file, I'd rather get an accurate answer, than a fast one. Another > > reason I don't like portversion is that it's forever asking me to run > > pkgdb. Aside from being a pain, it makes portversion unsuitable for use > > in scripts. > > You are right. INDEX file will not allways up to date. > > > Edward
I have used both pkg_version and portversion. I perfer pkg_version. I use it in the following way: portsnap fetch && portsnap update pkg_version -voIL'=' portsnap creates an index file faster than pkgdb...if you use it often. I like to portsnap once a week. otherwise use the pkg_verison without the 'I' -- Alexander FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE i386 _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"