selfupdate question

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Sun Feb 12 19:29:59 PST 2012

On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 19:23, Bradley Giesbrecht <pixilla at>wrote:

> On Feb 12, 2012, at 4:15 PM, Phil Dobbin wrote:
> > Is there another way to do this rather than explicitly pass arguments
> > on the command line for all the ports (there are about thirty ports)?
> Second, I'm not sure but try: (you did not mention which port so I'm using
> ImageMagick for an example.)
> $ sudo port -vy upgrade outdated and not name:ImageMagick

"outdated and not ImageMagick" would work --- as long as it's not a
dependency of something else that would be updated (in which case the name:
form won't work either; you'd need to exclude both ports in that case).

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at
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