port outdated - not showing outdated port?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sat Jul 11 13:06:47 PDT 2009

On Jul 11, 2009, at 15:00, Chris Janton wrote:

> On 2009-07-11 , at 12:39 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Jul 11, 2009, at 08:10, Chris Janton wrote:
>>> My question is "why doesn't port outdated show that php5 is now  
>>> at 5.3"?
>> Is your portindex up to date? Try "sudo port sync"; is it still  
>> the same?
>> Do you have a local portindex that might be overriding ours?
>> Or do you have a local php5 portfile that might be overriding ours?
> admin at x:admin:121 $ sudo port sync
> admin at x:admin:122 $ port outdated
> No installed ports are outdated.

That is strange indeed.

> the only 'portindex' that I can find is
>  /opt/local/bin/portindex

I should be more precise: it's spelled "PortIndex" and it lives at  
the root of your ports tree, so:


It should be getting updated along with everything else in your ports  
tree when you sync or selfupdate.

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