Is there a way to self-update without messing with a particular installation ?
jdamon at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 15:19:04 PDT 2012
I think that's exactly what I did. I got the two things mixed up.
On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 2:08 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 5:03 PM, James Damon <jdamon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Should the "port selfupdate" actually remove existing packages , like a
>> Perl , or did I just do something strange with my invocation of the command
>> ? Is there a way to guard against this ?
> selfupdate doesn't remove installed packages, although the Portfiles that
> produced the may be removed/modified. "port upgrade outdated" removes
> installed packages (and saves backups unless you used -u).
> brandon s allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
> wandering unix systems administrator (available) (412) 475-9364 vm/sms
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