Migrating to Yosemite---cannot run 'port -qv installed' after OS upgrade

Chris Jones jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Sun Oct 19 11:21:34 PDT 2014

> On 19 Oct 2014, at 7:17 pm, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 2:15 PM, Chris Jones <jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>> ... it is not a matter of 'seeing fit'. Unless you want ongoing problems, the only correct thing to do is to reinstall *all* your ports...
> Uninstalling port you don't want any more is perfectly legitimate, provided it's not a dependency of something you do want, and will hopefully shorten the amount of time spent rebuilding.

Well yes, you do not have to reinstall everything after removal. The important bit is the removal step... ;)

( I normally use this migration as a way of clearing out ports I once installed, but no longer want. I keep the list of previously installed ports, as reference, but then only reinstall stuff as and when i want it... )

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