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Date:      Wed, 7 Mar 2012 22:04:35 -0500
From:      David Jackson <djackson452@gmail.com>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Still having trouble with package upgrades
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On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 6:51 PM, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:

> On Wed, 7 Mar 2012 12:05:37 -0500, David Jackson wrote:
> > > Many of your issues are non-issues, as your suggestions were
> > > implemented in some form long ago.  For example, updated applications
> > > are compiled and available online.  You can use "pkg_add -r" to
> > > install the newest binary package that is available, or you can update
> > > your an installed application by updating the ports and using
> > > portupgrade, which has options to control whether you compile updates
> > > from source or install binary packages.
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > pkg-add -r does not seem to be an "upgrade all packages" sort of feature
> I
> > am looking for. I have tried pkg-upgrade, portmaster, and portupgrade,
> all
> > of these do not work.
>
> The portupgrade -PP command should be fine, if your ports
> tree is up to date.
>
>
>
portupgrade -PP did not work for me, it gave me error messages about failed
downloads.



>
> > I am working on getting the logs
>
> Those should be interesting. From my own experience, I know
> there is some software that cannot be easily be updated the
> binary way, but for most things, it should "just work",
> especially if you keep the default options and have sufficient
> time. :-)
>
> --
> Polytropon
> Magdeburg, Germany
> Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
> Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
>



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