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Date:      Thu, 9 Jul 2009 10:15:58 +0200
From:      dan <meslists@yahoo.fr>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>, Jonathan Chen <jonc@chen.org.nz>
Subject:   Re: portupgrade question
Message-ID:  <200907091015.58852.meslists@yahoo.fr>
In-Reply-To: <20090708234414.GA62881@osiris.chen.org.nz>
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On Thursday 09 July 2009 01:44:14 Jonathan Chen wrote:
> 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

Ah, I will send anemail to the maintainer, then. Let's investigate a bit 
more ! ;-)

Many Thanks for your answers!

d



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