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

Carlo Tambuatco oraclmaster at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 11:54:13 PDT 2014

I mean, would not a better more efficient method be to create a list of
your requested ports and just migrate those?

On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 2:52 PM, Carlo Tambuatco <oraclmaster at gmail.com>

> Even if the old ports that are dependencies of the old port still exist,
> the upgraded port with the new dependencies downloads and builds the new
> dependencies before it upgrades itself. Even if this process accumulates
> useless or redundant ports over time, it should not affect the build of the
> newer ports, right?
> On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 2:43 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 2:42 PM, Carlo Tambuatco <oraclmaster at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> When you upgrade a port, everything it depends on gets updated first,
>>> right? What doesn't get upgraded should not affect what does get upgraded
>>> during the configure/build/install/activate phase, right? So how is using
>>> -u different from uninstalling everything and reinstalling everything again?
>> When the new version of a port has different dependencies from the old
>> version.
>> --
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