At the risk of being boring.. Portupgrade works fine for some people, less than fine for others. Now I read the docs, the very patient advice given by people on the list. I have a very ordinary FreeBSD system. Portupgrade trashed my KDE installation. Trashed with a big T. Now, I can fix this, 'cos this mama knows about computers. Now I have experience, updating systems is almost always a ball-breaker. So encouraged I tried out portupgrade.
problem 1... no way was it having -a ..didn't know how to make.. problem 2.. -R/r .. wow you hit the jackpot with that, it rebuilds things you have never even heard of problem 3.. mm, this one foxed me, trying to find things in /usr/local/lib/.libs problem 4 .. I don't use Gnome, I hate it, errmm portupgrade update it for me..oh yes.. Problem 5 .. now I tried to update things individually. By name. Well lo and gehold, and bless my cotton socks, portupgrade decided to update all sorts of things, mutt, postfix, stuff I never even breathed at. Btw Mike, the reason you were getting my intranet addresses was because portupgrade replaced my Muttrc file. Now before the flames start, I am willimg to try and re-write portupgrade. In "C". It is a complex job, if anyone wants to help email me off list. -- Regards Cliff [ This mail has been checked as virus-free ] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message