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Date:      Fri, 27 Jul 2007 14:05:06 +0100
From:      Adam J Richardson <fatman.uk@gmail.com>
To:        Feargal Reilly <feargal@fbi.ie>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: porteasy vs portupgrade
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Hi Fergal,

> Is there a tutorial out there somewhere that tells people to use
> -aRr? The number of times I see this in FreeBSD related fora is
> unreal.
> 

Yes, there is a tutorial. It's either Dru Lavigne or Michael Lucas who 
is the culprit. One second and I'll find the URL.

http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2003/08/28/FreeBSD_Basics.html?page=2

It's Dru. All complaints etc to her email address, I don't recall it 
offhand.

> 
> Both -r and -R are utterly redundant when used with the -a flag.
> 

So now we know. Thanks.

At least it doesn't actually break anything...

> I think somebody out there has shares in a company that
> manufactures replacement "r" keys...
> 
> -fr

Heh. :D

Adam J Richardson



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