Subject: Re: Best way to keep you pkgsrc software up2date
To: Nuno Teixeira <email@example.com>
From: David Rio Deiros <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/18/2005 17:44:22
Thanks so much for the answer Nuno.
> I'm a recent user on NetBSD and I found that after a `cvs up -dP` in
> pkgsrc you can use 2 good utilities to see what programs need to be
> 1. pkgtools/pkglint:
> lintpkgsrc -i
> Scanning Makefiles: 5368 packages
> Version mismatch: 'netpbm' 10.26.1 vs 10.26.3
> Version mismatch: 'pkglint' 4.04 vs 4.05
> And this tool its very good because it cleans your distfiles directory
> as well if you want it.
I read about this one already.
> 2. pkgtools/pkg_chk:
> pkg_chk -i
> pkglint-4.05: version mismatch - pkglint-4.04
> netpbm-10.26.3: version mismatch - netpbm-10.26.1
> This tool can update your programs that need to be upgraded with:
> pkg_chk -u (e.g.)
Great! That's what I was looking for!
> Also, read the manuals luke!
Well.. I think there is no a good article or document in the netbsd page
talking about howto keep your pkgsrc up2date. If I am wrong let me know
it, I will be glad to read it.
Thanks again for the answer,