On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 09:32:22PM +0100, Kris Kennaway wrote: >>> You don't need to delete all the ports in one go and then reinstall >>> them in another: running 'portupgrade -fa' will do the job. >> Port upgrade tools are not guaranteed to work perfectly in this >> situation. I tried doing an update with portmanager and ended up with >> some binaries linked against both libc.so.6 and libc.so.7! Some ports >> didn't even compile. > > portmanager isn't recommended for use since it became abandonware a long > time ago and never reached maturity. If you (correctly ;) use portupgrade > (e.g. -fa or -faP) then you will not have this problem.
Dang, I meant portmaster, not portmanager. My bad. Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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