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Re: how to upgrade a whole machine ...

 >> For single binary repository 'pkg_chk -b' is not so bad,
 >> at least it supports pkg_summary(5) for ftp:// repository (in this case
 >> it works rather fast). In case PKG_PATH=/local/path/to/rep
 >> 'pkg_chk -b' works horribly slow because it doesn't use pkg_summary(5)
 >> in this case even it is available (it is always true in my case).

>       As of v1.91 pkg_chk (finally) started using local pkg_summary.gz
>       iff it was the most recently modified file in PACKAGES/All

Hm. I missed that. Thank you.  But I'd prefer to run my own tool
(e.g. 'pkg_update_summary -r') in case there are binaries newest than
summary file. Is it possible for you to implement this possibility?

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.

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