Versions in ports

Chris Jones jonesc at
Tue Sep 15 00:41:40 PDT 2015

On 14/09/15 17:39, Harald Hanche-Olsen wrote:
> 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 but rather just run “port upgrade outdated” instead.

I also update all ports at once.

However, your concern above will be caught by the rev-upgrade mechanism.


> – Harald
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