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Date:      Wed, 4 Jul 2007 14:26:28 -0500
From:      "illoai@gmail.com" <illoai@gmail.com>
To:        "Olivier Nicole" <on@cs.ait.ac.th>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Recursivity of -r and -R in portupgrade
Message-ID:  <d7195cff0707041226g50e59cd4t52a10d899c33451@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <200707040856.l648uDbG039253@banyan.cs.ait.ac.th>
References:  <200707040856.l648uDbG039253@banyan.cs.ait.ac.th>

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On 04/07/07, Olivier Nicole <on@cs.ait.ac.th> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am wondering is the option -R and -r are mutually recursive in
> portupgrade.
>
> That is, if the option -R applies to every ports detected by -r and
> respectively if -r applies to every ports detected by -R.
>
> Lest take the example of:
>
> portupgrade -fRr gd
>
> gd depends on png, does it upgrade png with portupgrade -fRr png?
>

If I am recalling correctly, it does not.

> php4-gd is built from gd, does it upgrade php4-gd with
> portupgrade -Rrf php4-gd? (That will in turn upgrade php, maybe
> apache...)

Nor here, though if php and apache record gd
as a requirement they will be rebuilt.

Very good idea to use the -n flag.

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