On Sun, 12 Apr 2009, Gary Kline wrote:

        is there any way t o not upgrade "all installed ports", but only
        those that are not current?

What are you using to upgrade "all installed ports" that rebuilds ports that
are current?

This shouldn't happen with portupgrade or other port management tools even
if you use the "all" option.  However it is sometimes necessary to rebuild a
port if it depends upon something that is upgraded.  This is pretty much
unavoidable when applications share libraries.

        tired of having my main box grinding away for endless days....

You can persuade port management tools to use packages when packages are

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