Determining changes made by port sync

Chris Jones jonesc at
Fri Aug 31 11:02:05 UTC 2018

Depends. I work with a full git clone of the ports tree so I see that 
being updated and the subsequent portindex running on it.

On 31/08/18 10:30, Bruce Johnson wrote:
> 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 
> <mailto: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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