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Date:      Sat, 16 May 2015 18:45:12 -0453
From:      "William A. Mahaffey III" <wam@hiwaay.net>
Cc:        "FreeBSD Questions !!!!" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: pkg/ports question
Message-ID:  <5557D511.7070602@hiwaay.net>
In-Reply-To: <5557C9C4.2020301@hiwaay.net>
References:  <555786F1.8000509@hiwaay.net> <E0DC92E3-56FD-4F15-A5A3-44EF7E28E096@ardiefox.me> <5557C9C4.2020301@hiwaay.net>

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On 05/16/15 17:56, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> On 05/16/15 13:22, Ardie H. Hwang wrote:
>> Postmaster is for easy mass upgrading ports member softwares, not for 
>> updating ports tree itself.
>>
>> Try `portsnap fetch update` first, then issue `portmaster -L` again.
>>
>> -- 
>> Ardie H. Hwang
>> ----------------
>> email:iam@ardiefox.me
>> mobile: +82-10-I-AM-ARDIE
>
> That's my point of misunderstanding, I thought my args to portmaster 
> would check the remote repos for updates & report on them, man page 
> seems to indicate that ....
>

BTW, what you suggested *did* work :-), thanks. I was/am just confused 
over what portmaster will/won't do as far as checking on available 
updates .... Thanks again.

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	William A. Mahaffey III

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