libpng transition?

Bradley Giesbrecht brad at
Fri Jan 21 14:15:32 PST 2011

On Jan 21, 2011, at 12:46 PM, Dan Ports wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 12:41:57PM -0800, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>> Why would we have a different default behavior "port upgrade  
>> outdated"
>> then for "port upgrade port1"?
> It's no different. The piece you're probably missing is that `port
> upgrade port1` also upgrades any of port1's dependencies that are
> outdated.
>> It seems even if there was no rev bump that we would want to rebuild
>> dependent ports except probably depends_build.
> Most changes don't require dependents to be rebuilt. Library major
> version upgrades are the exception, not the rule.
> Dan

Dan, thanks for the explanation. -R works for me.


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