Subject: Re: Script or target to update installed packages?
To: Bernd Ernesti <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/21/2001 16:01:51
On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> is there a script or target to find and or update an allready installed package?
> I have over 100 packages installed and do a cvs update from time to time.
> The hard part is then to find out which package has now a newer version in
> pkgsrc.

There is a "update" target that does - guess what.
There is also a "show-downlevel" target that shows any pkgs that are older
than what's in pkgsrc:

% cd /usr/pkgsrc
% make show-downlevel
===> archivers/zip
zip package: zip-2.3 installed, pkgsrc version zip-2.3nb1

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>