port selfupdate / port reclaim

Al Varnell alvarnell at mac.com
Mon Feb 27 05:39:10 UTC 2017

Not much of a secret, actually. It's the first item listed in the Change Log under 2.4 
<https://github.com/macports/macports-base/blob/release-2.4/ChangeLog>. You will find several other "secrets" there.

Sent from Janet's iPad


On Feb 26, 2017, at 9:18 PM, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Feb 2017, Aljaž Srebrnič wrote:
>> It’s not a big bug, just `port reclaim` has failed to run. You can run 
>> it again manually by executing `sudo port reclaim`. Reclaim will delete 
>> outdated port archives and unused source tarballs.
> Hmmm...  It noted that this is the first time that I've ever run it, and 
> offered to remind me every two weeks.  What other secrets are lurking 
> behind "port"?
> -- 
> Dave Horsfall

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