Announcing: port_upgrade

Scott C. Kennedy sck at
Sat May 9 16:28:46 PDT 2009

Well, for me, when I used to do that, I would lose all my variants.
Plus, when a dependency for a package changed significantly, then the
program would terminate or act unexpectedly. For me, a longer compile
time when updating packages to ensure that all my packages are linked to
the most recent version of all of their dependencies is a good
investment of time.


Jeremy Huddleston wrote:
> On May 9, 2009, at 14:05, Tony Doan wrote:
>> (long time lurker, first time poster)
>> Got MacPorts?
>> Do you normally keep things up to date by running "port sync; port
>> upgrade outdated"? Do you then wish there was a problem free way to
>> clean out all the previous versions?
> How is this different/better than my favorite solution:
> sudo port -v upgrade outdated
> sudo port -v uninstall inactive
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