Curtis Vaughan wrote:
There might be something to be said for doing it "my way",
after all, Frank Sinatra made a fortune in that manner... </tongue'n'cheek>

You could join in the FreeBSD tradition, though, and do it the
Right Way(tm) ...

An excellent tutorial/article by Dru Lavigne....

</only slightly-less-tongue-in-cheek>  ;-)

Kevin Kinsey

OK, after reading this tutorial, here is MY new WAY.

/usr/local/bin/cvsup -g -L 2 /root/cvsup/ports-supfile portsdb -Uu portversion -l "<" [to see if any ports will be upgraded] portupgrade -arR [so dependencies will be installed, if necessary] [NB. If ever asked to run pkgdb -F, do it]

Taking into consideration other issues or options pointed out on the web tutorial, will this be a good strategy from now on for performing good port upgrades?


Yes - this is more or less how I do mine.

Best regards,

King Arthur ran the first knight club.
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