Versions in ports

Harald Hanche-Olsen hanche at
Mon Sep 14 09:39:14 PDT 2015

Chris Jones wrote:
> […] A normal upgrade will first upgrade all the ports
> dependencies, as required, such that you end up with a consistent
> updated port. Only if you specifically disable this can you get into a
> mess.

But if ports A and B both depend on port C, and you run “port upgrade 
A”, then it will upgrade C as well, if necessary, but then what about B?

Concerns like this is one reason why I never upgrade ports individually, 
but rather just run “port upgrade outdated” instead.

– Harald

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