On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 3:30 PM, Pieter Donche <pieter.don...@ua.ac.be>wrote:
> I have to upgrade a few FreeBSD7 machines to FreeBSD7.2 > (this is new to me) > One machine has very few third party ports installed (33), the other > over 600 ... One of the steps is # portupgade -af, to rebuild all third > party software.. this took 27 minutes on the 33 packages machine.. AFAIK, you don't really need that (portupgrade -a) for point upgrades. Just update userland and kernel and go out for beer! > So for 20 times more packages: 10 hours ??? > Is this normal? Also, one I had one screen asking for options for libiconv > 1.11_1 > where I had to tab to OK and press enter. What is the 600 packages system > has 20 of more of such screens, I think if you set BATCH=yes in your environment or in /etc/make.conf then it should take care of that. -- Best regards, Odhiambo WASHINGTON, Nairobi,KE +254733744121/+254722743223 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ "Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." -- Mark Twain _______________________________________________ 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"