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Date:      Thu, 5 May 2011 19:28:18 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        Chris Brennan <xaero@xaerolimit.net>
Cc:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>, FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, Antonio Olivares <olivares14031@gmail.com>
Subject:   Re: Does running ``# portupgrade -arRp '' prompt for options or updates everything without prompts?
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On Thu, 5 May 2011, Chris Brennan wrote:

> something to keep in mind .... portmaster does the same thing and all of
> portupgrades switches work with portmaster,

portmaster doesn't have the same switches as portupgrade.  Or, being 
more precise, it has some of the same option flags, but they mean 
something completely different.  For example, -R.

> the only significant difference is that portmaster will run through 
> and prompt you for all of the 'make config' options first and then go 
> about it's business unattended from that point on...

The -c or -C options for portupgrade do that, but they aren't on by 
default.




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