-p considered problematic (was Re: how to proceed past errors?)
jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org
Tue Jul 31 09:24:46 PDT 2012
> IIRC, the OP was talking about upgrade, not install. So in your case, you would have:
> port -p upgrade upgrade port-a
> This is problematic because port-a will be upgraded even through port-d failed. If port-a was rev-bumped specifically because of port-d to force a rebuild after the port-d install, this will thwart that. Luckily, rev-upgrade now exists to work around such issues these days, but I still do not recommended '-p upgrade'
Ah good point, I forgot they were doing an upgrade rather than install.
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