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Portmanager is like Portupgrade but better for quite a few reasons. One of which is when updating everything it handles the whole updating process much smoother.


Updating All Ports

CAUTION: Please read the /usr/ports/UPDATING before attempting this. At least check the ports that you really need will upgrade without a problem.

To upgrade enter:

# portmanager -u -l

This keeps a log in the /var/log/portmanager.log file.

When resuming enter:

# portmanager -u -l --resume

You may need to run it a few times. Refer to the log and search for any ports which did not fetch and you will have to go and download those and put them in /usr/ports/distfiles directory. Then you can resume. There might even be some ports that have errors when compiling, it maybe best to go and upgrade these manually.

Listing Ports

# portmanager -s

Listing Ports which require updating

# portmanager -s | grep OLD

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