On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 10:29 AM, Polytropon <free...@edvax.de> wrote: > On Mon, 22 Dec 2008 10:20:24 -0500, "Glen Barber" <glen.j.bar...@gmail.com> > wrote: >> Portupgrade won't install packages -- it'll upgrade your ports using >> the ports tree. If you want the latest software, you need to compile >> using ports. Packages are built once, when the X.X-RELEASE comes out. >> Did you read the portupgrade man page? > > That's not entirely true. The portupgrade port installs a program > called portinstall. According to its manpage, portinstall can > -a- install from ports (compile), -b- install from packages > or -c- install from packages only (where it works similar to > pkg_add). >
That's good to know. Last port* tool I used besides 'make' was portmaster -- that was a year and several broken ports ago. Needless to say, I manage them myself now. :) -- Glen Barber _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"