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Date:      Tue, 8 Feb 2011 11:01:56 +0000
From:      Mike Clarke <jmc-freebsd2@milibyte.co.uk>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Follow a port of a specific major verion
Message-ID:  <201102081101.56290.jmc-freebsd2@milibyte.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <4D511D49.4010704@inbox.lv>
References:  <4D50217A.6030700@inbox.lv> <44aai7vh5b.fsf@be-well.ilk.org> <4D511D49.4010704@inbox.lv>

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On Tuesday 08 February 2011, Mikael Bak wrote:

> I was not aware I could just install the same software over the other
> without first removing it. Shouldn't I do that? I would not want to
> end up with a broken software or a broken ports database.

If in doubt you could create a backup package first with "pkg_create -b 
pkg-name". That would give you a fair chance of rolling back to the 
previous version if things went pear-shaped.

-- 
Mike Clarke



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