Determining changes made by port sync

Bruce Johnson bruce.johnson289 at
Fri Aug 31 09:30:12 UTC 2018

Thanks, Chris. What should I see in the output if ports were updated vs. if
no changes occurred?

On Friday, August 31, 2018, Chris Jones <jonesc at> wrote:

> > sudo port -d sync
> On 31/08/18 10:22, Bruce Johnson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is there any way to determine whether a run of port sync or port
>> selfupdate actually updated any ports? Though it would be nice, I don't
>> necessarily need to know which ports were updated, just whether or not
>> *any* ports were updated.
>> Thanks.
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