registry backup (and upgrade --force)

Rainer Müller raimue at
Sun Apr 3 13:01:20 PDT 2016

On 2016-04-03 16:02, Clemens Lang wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 03, 2016 at 11:19:33PM +1000, Joshua Root wrote:
>> Not if they have outdated dependencies. Upgrade without -n is a
>> recursive operation.
> Good point.
>> Not passing the --force flag on to the deps by default would be ok I
>> guess, but what if the user wants that?
> Doesn't the global -f option achieve the same, then?

The global -f enables force on all phases. For example, this would also
let the port activation overwrite existing files. The action-specific
--force only forces the upgrade.


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