Should I update/updgrade/stay?
brian at Awfulhak.org
Tue Jun 1 12:41:19 BST 2004
On Tue, 01 Jun 2004 10:52:34 +0100, Grant <orbman at thingysrealm.myftp.org> wrote:
> hey all!
> I got ports to update... and i told it to upgrade what is installed...
> *most* of it upgraded without any problems, but i have noticed a
> problem, once i upgraded the ports "portupgrade" disappeared and wouldnt
> work, so i went and did a make install again, but it told me it was
> allready installed, which it was before the upgrade.
> so it told me to do a make deinstall or a make reinstall, the reinstall
> didnt work, so i had to deinstall then make install, is this normal for
> a port update/upgrade? i also had to do it for expat for apache to
> upgrade, is there a way i can make it more automated?
> but most of the packages upgraded perfect, the command i used was
> "portupgrade -arR" which was meant to satisfy the dependancys? or have i
> got the wrong option?
Have a look in /usr/ports/UPDATING - it's got the instructions. It's always
worth looking that this file before doing any port updating - same as with
/usr/src/UPDATING before updating sources.
> Thank again.
Brian <brian at Awfulhak.org> <brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org>
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