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

Carlo Tambuatco oraclmaster at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 11:30:59 PDT 2014

On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 2:28 PM, Chris Jones <jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk>

> On 19 Oct 2014, at 7:23 pm, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 2:21 PM, Chris Jones <jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk>
> wrote:
>> Well yes, you do not have to reinstall everything after removal. The
>> important bit is the removal step... ;)
> But the thing you complained about was exactly "remove or reinstall (...)
> as you see fit". It was not admitting to other possibilities, just saying
> you could choose to remove something instead of rebuilding it.
> I read it as though the 'as fit' was applying to the whole process, so
> leaving the old ports as is, built for the old OS, was an option. That was
> the part I was commenting on. If that is not what was intended, then my
> mistake.
Whenever I do a port upgrade I use the -u option ie:
sudo port -u upgrade outdated.

That should get rid of all outdated ports built for earlier platforms
shouldn't it? Am I missing something?

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