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Date:      Fri, 18 May 2007 15:13:39 +0000 (UTC)
From:      Duane Hill <d.hill@yournetplus.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: amd64 FreeBSD Release 5.5 -> 6.2
Message-ID:  <20070518151014.I47723@duane.dbq.yournetplus.com>
In-Reply-To: <20070518103245.1730b836@localhost>
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On Fri, 18 May 2007, Gerard Seibert wrote:

> On Fri, 18 May 2007 13:31:52 +0000 (UTC)
> Duane Hill <d.hill@yournetplus.com> wrote:
>
>> What about:
>>
>>    portupgrade -afR
>>
>> Wouldn't that force everything including ports that depend on the one
>> being reinstalled?
>
> If you wanted, you could use:
>
> 	portmanager -u -l -f
>
> That will update and rebuild your entire existing ports system. Be
> prepared, it could take awhile depending upon what you have installed.

Thanks for the alternate method. There are 138 ports installed. At least 
that's the number reported back from 'pkg_info | wc -l'. I'm speculating 
it will take less than four hours. The server has four processors and lots 
of memory.



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