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Date:      Thu, 9 Jul 2009 11:44:14 +1200
From:      Jonathan Chen <jonc@chen.org.nz>
To:        RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: portupgrade question
Message-ID:  <20090708234414.GA62881@osiris.chen.org.nz>
In-Reply-To: <20090708222041.470ad9e1@gumby.homeunix.com>
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On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 10:20:41PM +0100, RW wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Jul 2009 08:00:28 +1200
> Jonathan Chen <jonc@chen.org.nz> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 02:50:17PM +0200, dan wrote:
> > > THat's the point !
> > > 
> > > isnt that -R implied by -N ?
> > > 
> > > From the portupgrade  man page 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > [...]
> > > -N
> > > --new
> > >  	Install a new port/package when a specified package is not
> > > installed. Prior to the installation a new port/package, all the
> > > required packages are upgraded.
> > 
> > No. Since the dependant package *is* installed. It's just not up
> > to date.
> 
> I don't understand what you're are saying here. My reading of the
> manpage is the same as Dan's: when you install kdeadmin with
> portupgrade -N, everything that kdeadmin requires will be upgraded i.e.
> "brought up to date". 

My mistake. It may be a regression with portupgrade; or just that the
feature in the second sentence has never been implemented due to the
overlap with -R
-- 
Jonathan Chen <jonc@chen.org.nz>
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