Kent Stewart wrote: > On Friday 24 October 2003 01:38 pm, Jesse Guardiani wrote: >> Kent Stewart wrote: >> > On Friday 24 October 2003 10:41 am, Jesse Guardiani wrote:
[...] >> > I come from the programming world and to update a library and not >> > update the codes that use it really bothers me. I do what you did but I >> > keep thinking about all of the problems that I could be causing. >> >> Ah. I see. It's binary compatibility thing. Portupgrade has no way of >> knowing if the new package is binary compatible with the old package, so >> it builds the new package, uninstalls the old package, and installs the >> new one. Grrr... >> >> OK. I guess I'll just have to rebuild my entire ports tree if I want it >> done right. > > Not all of the time. For example, the only one in recent time was the > gettext library problem. > > The other thing is why are you telling portupgrade to recursively build > all of grip's dependancies when you may not need to. I look at what > portversion tells me is out of date first. You mean portupgrade won't recursively upgrade my ports that are out of date? It rebuilds ALL of them? Hmmm... I never noticed that before. That stinks! I'm looking for an automated upgrade proceedure here. portupgrade doesn't seem to be giving it to me. -- Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator WingNET Internet Services, P.O. Box 2605 // Cleveland, TN 37320-2605 423-559-LINK (v) 423-559-5145 (f) http://www.wingnet.net _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"