On Mon, 22 Jun 2009 20:58:41 +0100 Chris Whitehouse <cwhi...@onetel.com> wrote:
> I'll probably get flamed for this but since I've been using > ports-mgmt/portmanager I've almost forgotten > about /usr/ports/UPDATING and all that pkgdb -Fu stuff or whatever it > was. I've upgraded ports just by doing 'portmanager -u' over one or > two quite major changes and not had any problems that haven't been > down to an individual ports. > > I've never seen any reasons given for not using portmanager, just it > seems to be getting quietly deprecated, which is a shame because it > works supremely well. > > Having said that why not check out > http://freebsd-custom.wikidot.com/, the new binary ports upgrade > system and save yourself a bunch of compile time. > > Chris I use it myself, It "just works". I would also add "-p -l" to the command line. that way you have a log created if something does go wrong. It will also fix up any outdated dependencies. -- Jerry ges...@yahoo.com Genealogy, n.: An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own. -- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary" _______________________________________________ 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"