[ntp:questions] Two issues updating FreeBSD 8.2 with portmaster

Thomas Laus lausts at acm.org
Thu Sep 27 13:28:49 UTC 2012

On 2012-09-26, Ron Hahn <ron.hahn at dhco.org> wrote:
> cd /usr/ports
> portsnap fetch update
> portmaster -L             ... to see if ntpd will be updated
> portmaster -a             ... update all packages (subsitute for your
> command for the packages you want to update)
> I have seen instances where you have to run a "make deinstall" first
> to get a package to install properly.
Thanks Ron for suggesting portsnap.  I have been using FreeBSD and
'cvsupping' before portsnap was developed and had forgotten about it
being in the newer releases.  Portsnap is a lot easier and cleaner
solution to keeping your local ports tree updated.


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