Comparing installed versus new versions of ports

Perry Lee perry at
Thu Jun 17 11:43:49 PDT 2010

On Jun 17, 2010, at 11:38 AM, Joshua Root wrote:

> On 2010-6-18 04:34 , Perry Lee wrote:
>> 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 out-of-date with what's available.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 If I say "port installed outdated", I get a list of what's installed,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 that's out of date, with the installed version.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 Use `port list outdated`.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:
>>   list
>>     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.
> What's wrong with 'port outdated'?

Er... nothing - just that I forgot `port outdated` shows the latest version as well. :P

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