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Date:      Thu, 28 Sep 2006 10:49:40 -0400
From:      Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local@be-well.ilk.org>
To:        Bob <bob@tania.servebbs.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: PortUpgrade multiple packages?
Message-ID:  <44slic6o6z.fsf@be-well.ilk.org>
In-Reply-To: <200609280432.54612.bob@tania.servebbs.org> (bob@tania.servebbs.org's message of "Thu, 28 Sep 2006 04:32:53 -0400")
References:  <200609280412.51064.bob@tania.servebbs.org> <451B8666.4030909@inode.at> <200609280432.54612.bob@tania.servebbs.org>

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Bob <bob@tania.servebbs.org> writes:

> On Thursday 28 September 2006 04:23, Armin Pirkovitsch wrote:
>
>> That might cause problems if the programs have the same dependencies
>> (fetch conflict or even worse, build conflict)
>
> Likely they do; Mozilla, Seamonkey, Opera, and Firefox. (all flagged in my 
> security audit) Was hoping to do them all at once. 
>
>> (smp etc is
>> excluded from this assumption)
>
> Yeah, running SMP, so cpu is not a problem. But bumping into deps may very 
> well  be. I have synched-up my ports tree, and have also done portupgrade -Fa 
> so all the sources, as well as any deps are already here. However, I fear 
> several packages may need the same dep, and all try to upgrade it at the same 
> time.... would make a mess!
>  
> I don't think portupgrade is smart enough to detect multiple upgrades, at 
> least I have not seen any reference in the docs.
>  
> Thanks! guess I will just so one a night, some of these are pretty BIG. 

You could look over the dependencies and figure out the conflicts by
hand.  One way to do that would be to use "portupgrade -n" on the
different major packages, and compare the results.  Or maybe
sysutils/gpkgdep would be easier for you to figure out the overlaps
from...  



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