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Date:      Sat, 19 Jan 2008 23:35:42 +0100
From:      Giorgio Valoti <giorgio_v@mac.com>
To:        freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   portupgrade: the -P options rarely works
Message-ID:  <70F64C4A-51CB-4301-B7C5-200FD8D5BC41@mac.com>

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Hi all,
I=92ve noticed that using the -P option with portupgrade, which should =20=

try to fetch the binary version of a package rarely works. Most of =20
the times it tries to fetch the package from the freebsd site, it =20
fails and then proceed to build it from the sources.
While I can expect from to time that a pre-compiled version of a =20
package to be unavailable, it surprises me to see this so many times.


Thank you
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Giorgio Valoti







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