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Re: confusion with pkg_chk -N

On 21/06/2008, at 6:16 PM, Matthias Scheler wrote:

On 21 Jun 2008, at 04:03, Tyler Retzlaff wrote:
I've just run pkg_chk -N and received the following output.

That looks fine. "pkg_chk -N" checks the "TODO" file for all the package
that you got installed.

-N For each installed package, look if there is a newer version noted in ${PKGSRCDIR}/doc/TODO. Good for finding packages to

If taken literally it does imply that it will list "newer" versions noted in the TODO for the packages I have installed. Maybe it should say it will list all TODO entries for installed packages...

I was hoping this would answer the question of "what packages have i got installed that are from 2007Q4 that have an equivalent or newer version in 2008Q1?".

You can use "pkg_chk -u -q" to get a list of packages that were updated.

Great! This seems to do what I wanted.


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