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Date:      Mon, 7 Dec 2015 09:27:33 -0500
From:      Jason Van Patten <jvp@lateapex.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Migrating to FreeBSD from Debian
Message-ID:  <56659755.50104@lateapex.net>
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On 12/7/15 9:23 AM, Anton Sayetsky wrote:
> 2015-12-07 16:21 GMT+02:00 Malcolm Matalka <mmatalka@gmail.com>:
>>
>> Use 'pkg' instead.  pkg update and pkg upgrade
> pkg will update _packages_, not ports.

That's why Malcolm's first statement was: Use 'pkg' *instead*.  Which is 
really the right thing to do in this case.  For the vast majority of 
software used on FreeBSD: the ports tree isn't as necessary.  Pkg does 
the deed.

-- 
Jason Van Patten



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