On Wed, 28 Mar 2007 20:36:59 -0400 "Michael P. Soulier" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 28/03/07 RW said: > > > The gettext upgrade is actually a good example of what portupgrade > > offers. With portupgrade the -rf option is advisable, but not > > essential, with portmaster, it's essential that the -r option is > > used, If it's not, or the upgrade fails to complete, you can end-up > > with not much more than the base-system working. > > Wow. You would think that such tools would prevent you from getting > into that situation. That is the beauty of portmanager. Just using the -p flag will guarantee that all dependencies are updated, no matter how far down the dependency's tree. Using the -u -p combination will get everything working correctly, although in the case of the 'gettext' update, it can involve a large number of applications being updated. -- Gerard This must be morning. I never could get the hang of mornings.
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