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Date:      Thu, 15 Jan 2009 10:31:41 +0000
From:      Ricardo Jesus <ricardo.meb.jesus@gmail.com>
To:        Sebastian Setzer <sebastiansetzer@alice-dsl.net>
Cc:        Erik Osterholm <freebsd-lists-erik@erikosterholm.org>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: freebsd-update doesn't seem to update to Latest
Message-ID:  <496F108D.9060906@gmail.com>
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Sebastian Setzer wrote:
> Reading the handbook and several pages on the web, i got the impression that ports are always compiled from source.
> I should have read the handbook more thorougly, sorry. It mentions portupgrade -P.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erik Osterholm [mailto:freebsd-lists-erik@erikosterholm.org]
> Sent: Tue 1/13/2009 11:01 PM
> To: Sebastian Setzer
> Subject: Re: freebsd-update doesn't seem to update to Latest
>  
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 09:47:33PM +0100, Sebastian Setzer wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I did a freebsd-update to 7.1-RELEASE as described in the release notes.
>> After that, I installed Openoffice (with pkg_add) and got several warnings like this one:
>> pkg_add: warning: package 'gnome-vfs-2.22.0_2' requires 'atk-1.22.0_1', but 'atk-1.20.0' is installed
>>
>> Now I did
>> # pkg_add -r atk
>> pkg_add: package 'atk-1.22.0_1' or its older version already installed
>>
>> so with pkg_add -r I get newer packages than I got with freebsd-update. Why?
> 
> freebsd-update only updates the base system. It doesn't touch ports.
> 
> Erik
> 
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Portmaster is also nice to update ports. Plus its doesn't have dependecies.



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