Forcing a recompilation of an installed port without uninstalling

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at
Tue Jan 20 12:18:05 PST 2015

On Tuesday January 20 2015 14:34:30 Lawrence Velázquez wrote:

> `port upgrade --force` is basically a `port install` that's interrupted between the install and activate phases by the deactivation of the old port.

Eh? Activating a newly installed version always deactivates the old port, if present, no?

> (And it always runs, even if a suitable archive already exists.)

You mean that it always (re)creates the tarball in var/macports/software?


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