On Thursday 24 May 2007, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> Pieter de Goeje wrote:
> > On Wednesday 23 May 2007, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> >> On 23/05/07, Norberto Meijome <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >>> On Wed, 23 May 2007 03:15:05 +0100
> >>>
> >>> RW <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >>>> pkg_version -vl"<" will give you a list of out of date ports.
> >>>
> >>> Alternatively,
> >>>
> >>> portversion -v | grep \<
> >>>
> >>> eg:
> >>>
> >>> [EMAIL PROTECTED] [Wed May 23 17:26:33 2007]
> >>> /usr/home/betom
> >>> $ portversion -v | grep \<
> >>> [Updating the portsdb <format:bdb_btree> in /var/tmp ... - 17232 port
> >>> entries found
> >>> .........1000.........2000.........3000.........4000.........5000......
> >>>..
> >>> .6000.........7000.........8000.........9000.........10000.........1100
> >>>0..
> >>> .......12000.........13000.........14000.........15000.........16000...
> >>>... ...17000.. ..... done] eclipse-3.2.1_1             <  needs updating
> >>> (port has 3.2.1_3) en-openoffice.org-GB-2.2.0  <  [held] needs updating
> >>> (port has 2.2.0_1) gnomehier-2.2_1             <  needs updating (port
> >>> has 2.2_2)
> >>
> >> % pkg_version -vL=
> >> (slow, but works for 7.x)
> >
> > I believe it is safe (for now) to symlink INDEX-6 as INDEX-7. This will
> > allow pkg_version -I to be used on -CURRENT.
> >
> >> or
> >> % pkg_version -vIL=
> >> (faster, assuming you have an up-to-date INDEX, 5.x or 6.x)
> >> if you don't use ports-mgmt/portupgrade
> >
> > - Pieter de Goeje
>
>       This will may change in the future, so I don't suggest doing that.
>       INDEX-7 is automatically downloaded when you get "make fetchindex"
> anyhow, so why do you want to symlink the two Indeces?
> -Garrett
So I can use portsnap (which installs/updates INDEX-6). 

- Pieter de Goeje




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