On Thu, 5 Aug 2004 09:56:50 -0400 Mike Hauber <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Greetings, all. > > I am running 4.10-Stable, and I have the following question > about portupgrade. > > So far, I have not had a successful build of OpenOffice (on > any version of FreeBSD... ever... so I use their binaries > as they become available), and the samba port is broken > (until I upgrade the system to 5.x). > > What I do now is simply grep a list of installed ports with > updates available and send the outbut to a file. (ie, # > portversion | grep "<" > ~/pupdate.sh ) > > Then I edit ~/pupdate.sh so that every line begins with > "portupgrade -R." (And, of course, I delete the samba and > OpenOffice entries) In other words my file would look > something like this: > > >>> > #!/bin/sh > portupgrade -R blip > portupgrade -R blop > portupgrade -R bluey > <<< > > make it executable, run it overnight, and fix the small > stuff in the morning. > > Obviously, because I like to upgrade my systems every week, > this gets old. Is there any way I can tell portupgrade to > simply portupgrade -aR (except for a specific list of > packages)? > > If not, does anyone have a more simple solution? > > And again, if not, would this be considered a worthy > suggestion for the developers of /portupgrade? > > Thanks Hi, I think what you're looking for is /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf . Here is an excerpt from that file: # HOLD_PKGS: array # # This is a list of ports you don't want portupgrade(1) to upgrade, # portversion(1) to suggest upgrading, or pkgdb(1) to fix. Its a very handy tool since you can also set make variables which portupgrade will also honor. Best regards, Randy -- _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"