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Date:      Thu, 28 Sep 2006 10:49:40 -0400
From:      Lowell Gilbert <>
To:        Bob <>
Subject:   Re: PortUpgrade multiple packages?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> ('s message of "Thu, 28 Sep 2006 04:32:53 -0400")
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Bob <> 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

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