On Fri, 16 Nov 2012 09:38:43 +0100, Andreas Rudisch wrote:
> But keep in mind that you will have to recompile/
> reinstall all installed ports.

This is not required as long as you install the compat<n-1>x
port. But as soon as you update some port, or maybe want to
install something new, things tend to break unexpectedly
(especially in library land).

> I usually delete all installed ports before
> the upgrade to a new major version.

The EXAMPLES section of "man portmaster" has a nice instruction
of how to do this. It's definitely the preferred way for a clean

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