On Mon, 25 Jun 2007 18:08:45 +0200 Roland Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> That's what you use portmaster(8) or portmanager(8) for. (I use > portmaster now). > > For updating the ports tree, I use portsnap(8). > > First time that you use it: > > # portsnap fetch extract > > After that; > > # portsnap fetch update > > Getting a list of installed ports, inluding available updates: > > $ portmaster -L >ports.list > > If you read the list, you'll see which ones have updates available. > > First thing to do is read /usr/ports/UPDATING. Skipping this might > leave you with broken ports, in which case you get to keep both > pieces. > > Next you usually update your ports with e.g; > > # portmaster -B -d <name_of_port> > > Unless UPDATING tells you otherwise. Do read the manual pages of the > tools you're using. So, if I where to start again, I would ; 1) Install 'minimal' distrib from 6.2 rel CD1 2) portsnap fetch extract 3) make install my system Then in future use portmaster as you say ? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"