So I'm upgrading my 5.1R desktop to 5.2R. Used cvsup, followed the instructions in UPGRADING, did a custom kernel, etc etc. That part went fine, no probs.
I noticed some of my daemons (from ports) seemed a bit annoyed though upon booting up 5.2. I tried using portupgrade -Rf on them individually, and then all was well. I decided then that it'd be best to do everything (-Raf) to play it safe. I've done this before. So it finally finished last night, but not really... about 132 ports were failed/skipped. My problem is figuring out the most efficient way to deal with it from here. LAST time I did a portupgrade -Raf I had a much smaller number failed/skipped, and what I did was work out the dependency tree for the remaining ones by hand using pkg_info -R and -r, figure out the order, and do a portupgrade -f on each in the proper order. This was to avoid rebuilding stuff already built on the first -Raf pass, and multiple times over (since I was taking care of each remaining one individually). Seems to me that if 50 of those 132 are X apps and I do a portupgrade -Rf on each, I'll be rebuilding XFree86 50 times. Hence the need to work out the install order by-hand based upon dependencies and only use -f. But I don't see that as practical this time around with so many left to do. So... my ultimate question is: how do you pros handle situations like this? Is there a trick I'm missing? _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"