Comparing installed versus new versions of ports

Perry Lee perry at
Thu Jun 17 11:34:57 PDT 2010

On Jun 17, 2010, at 11:32 AM, Michael_google gmail_Gersten wrote:

> I'd like to know a good way to compare what's installed and
> out-of-date with what's available.
> If I say "port installed outdated", I get a list of what's installed,
> that's out of date, with the installed version.
> But it doesn't show me the new version information.
> Is there a way to get this in Macports?

Use `port list outdated`.

From the man page:

     If no argument is given, display a list of the latest version of all available ports.  If portname(s) are
     given as arguments, display a list of the latest version of each port.

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