port selfupdate incredibly slow

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Aug 17 03:19:42 PDT 2011

On Aug 17, 2011, at 04:59, Federico Calboli wrote:

>> If you're upgrading from MacPorts 1.x to MacPorts 2.x, then all existing installed ports must be converted. This can take hours depending on how many ports you have installed, but again should be bound by disk speed and not be CPU intensive
> I should have mentioned, when I installed Lion I had to install MP 2.0.1 from the disk image,

Correct, MacPorts 1.x was not compatible with Lion, if that's what you mean.

> so all I see now is post fresh install of MP 2.0.1 from disk image.

FYI, installing a MacPorts disk image over an existing MacPorts install would not uninstall any ports you had already installed.

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