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Date:      Fri, 06 Oct 2006 10:16:38 -0500
From:      Eric <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: Portsnap Update Question
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Alex Zbyslaw wrote:
> Chris wrote:
> Also consider installing portaudit which tells you about installed ports
> which have security bugs which may affect you.  You could consider only
> updating ports which have security holes, for example.  And you'll at
> least be aware of what security issues might exist even if you don't fix
> them :-)
> Investigate portupgrade or portmanager for doing the updating.  I prefer
> the former and it has a good man page.
> --Alex

portmaster is actively developed and a lot better than portmanager IMO.
also, it has no dependencies unlike portupgrade.

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