On Thu, 15 Jan 2004 17:38:41 +0000, Matthew Seaman wrote:

>     portupgrade -rfx '>=2004-01-15' foo
> will force re-install 'foo' and everything that depends on package
> 'foo', except those packages installed on or after the given date.

Well, actually I want -R and not -r, but anyways.. almost, but not quite:

su-2.05b# portupgrade -Rfx '>=2004-01-14' docbook-xsl
** All the packages matching 'docbook-xsl' were excluded.
** No such package 'docbook-xsl' is installed.

So -x is picking up the package name too. Don't want that. So I try:

portupgrade -Rf docbook-xsl -x '>=2004-01-14'

And that seems to work. I've used it with a bunch of my originally-failed
ports and making progress. A lot of them are failing with "local
modification time does not match remote" but I delete the file from
/usr/ports/distfiles and all is well.


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