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Manual Reference Pages  -  PORTSREINSTALL (8)

NAME

portsreinstall - ports upgrading utility for massive forced reinstallation

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Notations
Arguments
Options
     Group 1: Just show messages and exit without operation
     Group 2: Effective anytime
     Group 3: Effective only with redo command
     Group 4: Saved and transferred to restarted runs, renewable by -M option
     Group 5: Saved and transferred to restarted runs, renewable by -N option
     Group 6: Saved and transferred to restarted runs, renewable by -L option
Details
     Overview
     New installation of ports: case 1
     New installation of ports: case 2
     Deinstallation and restoration of leaf and obsolete ports
     Workaround for failed ports: conflicts: case 1
     Workaround for failed ports: conflicts: case 2
     Workaround for failed ports: conflicts: case 3
     Workaround for failed ports: reconfiguration of port options
     Workaround for failed ports: reconfiguration of knobs
     Workaround for failed ports: update of ports tree
Files/directories
History
APPENDIX: Conditions determining the package system (general specification of FreeBSD Ports/Packages)
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

portsreinstall [ OPTIONS ] [ -- ] [ command ]

DESCRIPTION

This utility is an alternative to portupgrade(1) and portmaster(8), and designed to be suitable for reinstallation/upgrade of all packages after major version upgrade of the system or very long absence of ports upgrade, or for entire correction of confusion among installed packages.

NOTATIONS

A glob is an extended regular expression or a shell-type glob pattern matching either of a unique name, package names or port origins.
The glob syntax is compatible with portupgrade(1) and its accompaniments such as portsdb(1), pkg_glob(1) and ports_glob(1).
If a glob starts with a colon ":", the following string is parsed as an extended regular expression, and otherwise a shell-type glob.
A shell-type glob is evaluated by matching an asterisk "*" to an arbitrary string of an arbitrary length, a question mark "?" to an arbitrary single character, characters "..." enclosed in a bracket "[...]" to a single character as one of the characters and characters "..." in a bracket "[!...]" to a single character matching none of the characters.
Here, the evaluation of the bracket is actually done by passing it to an extended regular expression by simply converting the prefix "[!" to "[^".
A glob is recognized as a unique name (package name without the version part) if no slash "/" or any special character for an extended regular expression or a shell-type glob is included in the pattern.
For example, all of "zip" "zip-3.?", "zip-*", "zip-[0-9]*" and ":^zip-[[:digit:]]+.*" can match "zip-3.0"; "archivers/unzip*" can match both of "archivers/unzip" and "archivers/unzip-iconv".

ARGUMENTS

One of the following commands can be given for optional operations or confirmation.
do
do all
Full execution (default).
prepare
do prepare
  Just build (or continue to build or rebuild) the temporary database and stop before the actual operations to the ports/packages.
redo
redo all
Execute again for failed ports and their dependents.
redo prepare
  Just rebuild the temporary database and stop before the actual operations for the redo process. In case of restarting a stopped redo prepare process, execute by prepare or do prepare command instead of this command.
clean
clean [normal]
Clean up the temporary database.
clean force
  Clean up the temporary database without checking the privilege.
reset
reset all
Reset the temporary database by preserving the initial snapshot of installed packages. This is for a rescue in case that some ports or the temporary database is broken.
reset keepopts
  Reset the temporary database by preserving the initial snapshot of installed packages and option settings. This is for a rescue in case that some ports or the temporary database is broken.
ok add glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Register manually resolved ports. The port globs are separated from each other by comma or space.
ok del glob1 [glob2 ...]
  deregister manually resolved ports. The port globs are separated from each other by comma or space.
taboo add glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Register taboo ports that must not be built or newly (re)installed. The port globs are separated from each other by comma or space. Registration to be "taboo" practically invalidates "necessary" registered by noneed add command. Ports specified in the HOLD section in the configuration file are protected from deinstallation. The port globs are separated from each other by comma or space. This functionality is intended to avoid manually deinstalled ports because of confliction or ports whose build or installation operations can damage the system, e.g., by flooding the file systems or kernel panic. This command is for temporal definitions and permanent definitions should be given as TABOO_* values in ${LOCALBASE}/etc/portsreinstall.conf instead.
taboo del glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Deregister taboo ports. The port globs are separated from each other by comma or space.
need add glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Register necessary ports that should be newly installed if not yet and kept installed even if being obsolete. The port globs are separated from each other by comma or space. Registration to be "necessary" takes priority over "unnecessary" registered by noneed add command. In other words, the registered ports are excluded from deinstallation candidates if they are obsolete, leaf or not-initially-installed ports, and otherwise have no effect on the actual operations.
need del glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Deregister necessary ports. The port globs are separated from each other by comma or space. The deregistered ports are added to leaf port candidates if they are not initially installed. In this case, information on the deregistered ports remain until removal by forget command.
noneed add glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Register unnecessary ports that should be deinstalled unless required by other non-leaf ports. The port globs are separated from each other by comma or space. In other words, the registered ports are added to leaf ports if they have no non-leaf dependent, and otherwise have no effect on the actual operations. Requirements of the registered ports are also recognized as leaves if all of their dependents are leaves. Ports specified in the HOLD section in the configuration file are protected. For example, just after installing new ports due to need add command or -i option as requirements of a specified target, registering only the target will let the all required ports be leaves as well as the target. Actually deinstalled ports are selected via dialog together with the original leaf ports.
noneed del glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Deregister unnecessary ports. The port globs are separated from each other by comma or space.
reselect leaves
  Reselect leaf ports to delete. This command is effective only after the temporary database is once built.
reselect obsolete
  Reselect obsolete ports to delete. This command is effective only after the temporary database is once built.
save [dir]
  Save the current temporary database as a .tar.gz archive. The file name is created automatically by containing the current date time. By default save directory is the current directory.
load path
  Load a temporary database archive. Note that the currently temporary database is removed.
glob glob [glob2 ...]
  Evaluate port globs and show matched origins both for installed and uninstalled packages.
options
  Show saved option settings and expected effects of option-resetting options -L, -M and -N. With -a option, the first, second and third columns denote the option-resetting options, reset options and remaining options, respectively.
rmconf glob [glob2 ...]
  Reset port options for the specified ports to the default and reset affected parts in the temporary database.
reconf glob [glob2 ...]
  Reconfigure port options for the specified ports and reset affected parts in the temporary database.
forget glob [glob2 ...]
  Try to let the temporary database forget about the specified ports as much as possible. Concretely, the data on each of the specified ports and their requirements/dependents is unless initially installed or required by other preserved ports. This command is mainly for removing information on ports which had been added due to -i option or need add command but have become unneeded again. In advance to executing this command, deinstallation for the specified ports should be completed by noneed add command followed by redo command. It is noted that ports registered by ok, taboo and noneed commands are NOT deleted. Internal tables used for show command keep their information regardless of this command.
pkgsanity [glob ...]
  Examine the sanity of installed packages, i.e., whether the installed files exist and match the checksum. If arguments globs are given, only the matching packages are examined. For each insane package, the user is queried whether to reinstall it forcedly in the following do/redo runs. The default choice is "yes" for packages which have any ELF binaries or include files changed or any type of files overwritten by other packages, and "no" for the others. Insane packages already assigned to be reinstalled are skipped. With -a enabled, all insane packages are assigned to be the above mentioned default and the output is given in a form that the first to fourth columns denote the package name, port origin, whether assigned to be reinstalled (yes or no), and file path with a notice, respectively. It is noted that this sanity check can detect some configuration or cache files which are changed during normal use and need not to be recovered.
escape glob [glob2 ...]
  Back up and delete packages specified by globs for a temporary escape mainly for resolving undeclared conflicts. The escaped packages are registered as taboo as same as taboo add glob [glob2 ...].
restore glob [glob2 ...]
  Restore packages specified by globs escaped by escape command. The escaped packages are deregistered from taboo as same as taboo del glob [glob2 ...].
show [subject] [@[run|build|all][,[direct|full]]] [arguments]
  Show the list of ports to be reinstalled. The applied scope of dependencies can be controlled by "show option" proceeded by "@"; run, build and all employ the run-time, build-time or both-time ones, respectively; direct and full include only the direct or fully recursive ones, respectively. The default scope is determined by the saved option settings for -B, -b and -o. Some subject’s require arguments. The following subject’s are available.
 
todo Ports to be reinstalled in the current do/redo process (default). With -a option, the first and second columns denote the origin and initial/new/current package name, respectively.
done Ports which have been already reinstalled to be up-to-date with their all requirements. With -a option, the first and second columns denote the origin and initial/new/current package name, respectively.
resolved
  Manually reinstalled ports registered by ok command. With -a option, the first and second columns denote the origin and initial/new/current package name, respectively.
failure
  Failed ports. With -a option, the first, second and third columns denote the origin, initial/new/current package name, failed make target and manually resolved status (yes or no), respectively.
redo Ports to be reinstalled after success in any of their failed requirements. With -a option, the first and second columns denote the origin and initial/new/current package name, respectively.
taboo Taboo ports registered by taboo command. With -a option, the first and second columns denote the origin and initial/new/current package name, respectively.
need Necessary ports registered by need command. With -a option, the first and second columns denote the origin and initial/new/current package name, respectively.
noneed Unnecessary ports registered by noneed command. With -a option, the first and second columns denote the origin and initial/new/current package name, respectively.
restored
  Leaf, obsolete or unneeded ports which had been once deleted but are to be or have been restored. With -a option, the first and second columns denote the origin and initial/new/current package name, respectively.
deleted
  Leaf, obsolete or unneeded ports are to be or have been deleted. With -a option, the first and second columns denote the origin and initial/new/current package name, respectively.
conflict
  Conflicting ports which are temporarily deleted. With -a option, the first, second and third columns denote the origin, initial/new/current package name, and opponent ports concatenated by comma respectively.
requirements glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Ports required by matching ports/packages. With -a option, the first, second, third and fourth columns denote the origin of the queried port, initial/new/current package name of the queried port, origin of a requirement of the queried port and initial/new/current package name of the requirement, respectively.
dependents glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Ports depending on matching ports/packages. With -a option, the first, second, third and fourth columns denote the origin of the queried port, initial/new/current package name of the queried port, origin of a dependent of the queried port and initial/new/current package name of the dependent, respectively.
initrequirements glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Ports initially required by matching initially installed ports/packages. With -a option, the first, second, third and fourth columns denote the origin of the queried port, package name of the queried port, origin of a requirement of the queried port and package name of the requirement, respectively.
initdependents glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Ports initially depending on matching initially installed ports/packages. With -a option, the first, second, third and fourth columns denote the origin of the queried port, package name of the queried port, origin of a dependent of the queried port and package name of the dependent, respectively.
status glob1 [glob2 ...]
  Current success/failure status in (re)installation of matching ports/packages. Returned values are null, "todo", "done", "resolved", "failure", "redo", "taboo", "need", "noneed", "restored", "deleted" or "conflict", where null means that they are untouched in the current option configuration or temporary reset due to configuration changes.

OPTIONS

If duplicated or conflicting ones are set, the last ones are effective. The end of options can be explicitly specified by --. Short options can be given in compact forms, for example, -i -q -P to be -iqP.
*NOTE* The configuration of options annotated as "saved and transferred to restarted/following runs" are saved in the temporary database by the first run after cleaning the database. In the following runs for any commands, the corresponding option settings are loaded from the saved configuration unless explicitly reset by -L, -M or -N option. The saved options can be checked by portsreinstall options command.

    Group 1: Just show messages and exit without operation

-H
--long-help
  Show a long help whose content is the same as the manual page.
-h
--help
--short-help
Show a short help.
-V
--show-version
  Show the current version.

    Group 2: Effective anytime

-a
--batch-mode
  Suppress messages so as to be friendly for batch operations. The output formats for options and show commands and -V option are arranged to be more batch-friendly. It is noted that log output in build/installation processes are not suppressed.
-i
--allow-new-targets
  Allow -O, -T or -t options to specify not-yet-installed ports. If any of not-yet-installed ports matching the target globs are ambiguous, a dialog box is open for each of them to select the actual targets.
-M
--reset-minor-options
  Reset option settings for minor controls. Option settings for group 4 are once reset and replaced with the newly specified ones. Check the saved options by portsreinstall options command before specifying this option.

    Group 3: Effective only with redo command

-L
--reload-conf
  Reload configuration files. This option is effective only with redo command. Option settings for group 6 are once reset and replaced with the newly specified ones. Check the saved options by portsreinstall options command before specifying this option.
-N
--reset-targets
  Re-scan installed packages and reset option settings for target specification. This option is effective only with redo command. Option settings for group 5 are once reset and replaced with the newly specified ones. Check the saved options by portsreinstall options command before specifying this option.

    Group 4: Saved and transferred to restarted runs, renewable by -M option

Option settings in this group are saved at the first do or prepare run, and transferred to the following runs. Reset of the saved values for this group is available by appending -M with newly specified options.
-A
--non-interactive-ports-only
  Operations of (re)installation are made only on ports which do not require manual interaction. This option conflicts with -I.
-B
--exclude-runtime-dependencies
  Exclude run-time dependencies in evaluation of dependencies. This option affects behaviors of -t, -T and -q options.
-b
--include-buildtime-dependencies
  Include build-time dependencies in evaluation of dependencies. This option affects behaviors of -t, -T and -q options.
-C
--apply-default-config
  The temporary database is built by skipping executing make config and applying default values for unconfigured port options. The port options are unchanged and unsaved (they are saved in case of old ports trees in which dialog(1) is used instead of dialog4ports(1)).
-c
--suppress-cleaning-obsolete-database
  Suppress cleaning the temporary database even if its obsolete. This option suppresses the default behavior that the temporary database is automatically cleaned up if it is older than the ports tree or portsreinstall itself is to be upgraded. Use of this option may cause unexpected results and basically unrecommended.
-D
--suppress-entire-inspection-distinfo
  Suppress entire inspection of distinfo files in the ports tree as a preparation for deleting obsolete distfiles. By default, viz., without this option, all distfiles are preserved unless being obsolete in the current version of the ports tree. For this purpose, entire inspection of distinfo files in the ports tree is carried out in order to get the complete list of distfiles. This inspection can take an extremely long time if the ports tree is located in file systems with low access speeds. With this option specified, distfiles for ports are deleted unless they are initially installed, added due to -i option, or required by any of the installed or added ports.
-d
--keep-distfiles
  Do not clean up obsolete or unused distfiles.
-G
--use-prebuilt-package
  Use prebuilt packages for ports with the default configurations, i.e., that no part option is changed from the default, no knob (make environment variable or make argument) is defined, and no replacement or update is made to required ports. This option is useful for new installation and will not be harmful for the most other cases. The actual merit of this option depends on the service levels and qualities of the remote package sites; since October 31, 2013, weekly-updated pkgng packages are provided for major OS distributions (as of November 15, 2013, i386 and amd64) until their end-of-life while legacy packages are provided only at each release timing in case of existing release versions of major architectures; the situations are different for STABLE and CURRENT versions and more various architectures are supported for legacy packages. The official support of legacy packages were abandoned at September 1, 2014, but third-party services might be used by configuring PACKAGECHECKSUMROOTS and PACKAGEROOTS if available somewhere. It is noted that this option can be inconvenient for ports whose dependencies on other packages, files or other system-specific values are automatically arranged during the build or installation processes by detection outside of control by port options, knobs or ports replacement. This problem can be resolved by configuring NOPKG_* section in ${LOCALBASE}/etc/portsreinstall.conf.
-g
--suppress-pkgtools-upadte
  Keep indispensable packages for the standard function of the ports/packages system untouched. Concretely, this option suppresses upgrade, de/re-installation of the currently installed ports-mgmt/pkg(-devel) and ports-mgmt/dialog4ports.
-I
--interactive-ports-only
  Operations of (re)installation are made only on ports which require manual interaction. This option conflicts with -A.
-k
--suppress-self-upadte
  Keep portsreinstall itself untouched. This option suppresses upgrade, deinstallation and reinstallation of the currently installed portsreinstall.
-l
-use-legacy-package-for-missing-pkgng
  If prebuilt pkgng packages are missing, use of corresponding legacy ones is attempted instead by converting them to pkgng using pkg2ng. This option is effective only when -G option is enabled and pkgng is employed for the current packages system, but will not be harmful even in the other cases.
-n
--dry-run No operation is carried out (just for seeing what will be done). This option is effective for do and redo commands so that no deinstallation and (re)installation process is actually carried out. By this option, ports/packages to be deinstalled or (re)installed can be confirmed without making changes to the current situation of packages.
-q
--skip-unchanged-ports
  Only new ports and their dependents are reinstalled. This option is convenient when the all of the major version of the system and configurations of ports (options and knobs) are unchanged. The behavior can be modified by -b option.
-s
--avoid-vulnerability-check
  Build of vulnerable ports are avoided by triggering errors. Note that already installed vulnerable packages are untouched. If you desire to uninstall them, do it manually.
-X
--deselect-all
  Automatically deselect all candidates for deinstallation of leaf or obsolete ports. This option conflicts with -Y option.
-Y
--select-all
  Automatically select all candidates for deinstallation of leaf or obsolete ports. This option conflicts with -X option.

    Group 5: Saved and transferred to restarted runs, renewable by -N option

Option settings in this group are saved at the first do or prepare run, and transferred to the following runs. Reset of the saved values for this group is available in the initial run of redo command by appending -N with newly specified options.
-O glob1[:glob2[:...]]
--target-only-itself=glob1[:glob2[:...]]
  Restrict (re/de)installation within a scope consisting of the specified target ports and their missing build-time requirements. Available ports matching the specified target globs are automatically registered as necessary ports equivalently to portsreinstall need add command. Records of successful (re)installation for the all ports in the scope are deleted so that they are to be reinstalled forcedly. So this option is usable for fixing packages whose data in the package database or content files are broken. Without -i option, target ports must be already installed or inspected. Without -o option, the temporary database is maintained to have complete data on dependencies of all installed and necessary ports. Combination with options -T and -t is available. The behavior can be modified by -B, -b, -i and -o options.
-o
--only-target-scope
  Ignore ports which are outside of target scopes of -O, -T or -t options. Inspection of dependencies is made within the least-required scope for (re)installing the targets. If given with -O, targets themselves and their missing direct build-time requirements are in the scope. If given with -T, targets themselves, their direct requirements and their missing direct build-time requirements are in the scope. If given with -t, targets themselves, their already-inspected dependents and their missing direct build-time requirements are in the scope. Ports outside of the scopes are kept untouched even if they are updated. It is noted that this option disables detection and deinstallation of new leaf ports. This option will be useful for quick upgrades or new installation (only) before complete construction of the temporary database for the all installed ports.
-T glob1[:glob2[:...]]
--target-and-requirements=glob1[:glob2[:...]]
  Restrict (re/de)installation within a scope consisting of the specified target ports, their requirements and their missing build-time requirements. Available ports matching the specified target globs are automatically registered as necessary ports equivalently to portsreinstall need add command. Records of successful (re)installation for the all ports in the scope are deleted so that they are to be reinstalled forcedly. So this option is usable for fixing packages whose data in the package database or content files are broken. Without -i option, target ports must be already installed or inspected. Without -o option, the temporary database is maintained to have complete data on dependencies of all installed and necessary ports. Combination with options -T and -t is available. The behavior can be modified by -B, -b, -i and -o options.
-t glob1[:glob2[:...]]
--target-and-dependents=glob1[:glob2[:...]]
  Restrict (re/de)installation within a scope consisting of the specified target ports, their dependents and their missing build-time requirements. Available ports matching the specified target globs are automatically registered as necessary ports equivalently to portsreinstall need add command. Records of successful (re)installation for the all ports in the scope are deleted so that they are to be reinstalled forcedly. So this option is usable for fixing packages whose data in the package database or content files are broken. Without -i option, target ports must be already installed or inspected. Without -o option, the temporary database is maintained to have complete data on dependencies of all installed and necessary ports. Combination with options -T and -t is available. The behavior can be modified by -B, -b, -i and -o options.

    Group 6: Saved and transferred to restarted runs, renewable by -L option

Option settings in this group are saved at the first do or prepare run, and transferred to the following runs. Reset of the saved values for this group is available in the initial run of redo command by appending -L with newly specified options.
-P
--load-pkgtoolsconf-as-override
  Import settings from pkgtools.conf(5) as the secondary. This option is effective only when portupgrade(1) is installed. For duplicated configurations, values in portsreinstall.conf are applied first and then those in pkgtools.conf(5) are. This option overrides preceding -p option.
-p
--load-pkgtoolsconf-as-default
  Import settings from pkgtools.conf(5) as the primary (default). This option is effective only when portupgrade(1) is installed. For duplicated configurations, values in pkgtools.conf(5) are applied first and then those in portsreinstall.conf are. This option overrides preceding -P option.
-Q
--ignore-pkgtoolsconf
  Ignore pkgtools.conf(5) even if it exists.

DETAILS

    Overview

This utility is a ports/packages management tool which upgrades packages to be as much as consistent regarding their dependencies by allowing repetitional retrials called "redo runs". The implementation of this utility is designed for smart entire reinstallation of installed packages which takes a very long time. A temporary database is used for managing the starting point, intermediate status and goal of the upgrade processes. The starting point is determined by the initially installed packages. The intermediate status contains various information on successes and failures of ports to judge the necessity of upgrade considering dependencies during redo runs. The goal is determined by the ports tree, replacement to compatible ports and configurations for each port, i.e., port options configured by make config and knobs (make environment variables and make arguments). In order to make this utility work smartly, knob should be defined in ${LOCALBASE}/etc/portsreinstall.conf (or pkgtools.conf(5) if portupgrade(1) is installed) but not in /etc/make.conf The temporary database is available until the ports tree is updated. Each port is built for its (re)installation in principle, however, -G option enables a function that use of prebuilt packages in remote servers are attempted for each port matching a condition that all configurations of the port and its requirements are unchanged from the default.

The algorithms of this utility are originally optimized for massive reinstallation to be invoked after major upgrade of the system where reinstallation of all third-party applications is encouraged before cleaning up obsolete system libraries. Nevertheless, the all functionalities of this utility is applicable to any situations where complete reinstallation is preferred for the whole or typical packages, e.g., when you have been lazy in upgrade of ports for a too long time.

In a standard case, the entire reinstallation will proceed in the following step:
1. Update the ports tree and (in case of pkgng) the pkgng repository catalog;
2. Clean up a temporary database which stores the all information used for the whole task of reinstallation (first do or prepare run);
3. Record the snapshot of the all installed packages as the initial point of reinstallation (first do or prepare run);
4. Build up the database to store data on configurations and dependencies (which may depend on the configurations) of the all (re/de)installing packages to be the latest version according to the current ports tree (do or prepare run);
5. Select obsolete packages or new leaf ports/packages to deinstall or exclude if any (do or prepare run);
6. Execute the actual (re/de)installation (do run);
7. If some ports failed, retry the (re/de)installation for the failed ones and their dependents (redo run);
8. Make modification to the temporary database or manually re/de-install packages in concern (ok, taboo, noneed, etc.).
9. Repeat from 6 to 7 until the all available ports succeed.
A typical instance of actually executed commands for upgrading packages will be in the following flow:
1. portsnap fetch update
2. pkg update (In case of pkgng)
3. script (Enter script(1) environment for logging)
4. portsreinstall (Possibly end up with some failed ports)
5. portsreinstall redo (Possibly end up with some failed ports)
6. ... Countermeasure to failures ...
7. portsreinstall redo (Possibly end up with some failed ports)
8. ... Repetition from 7 to 8 ...
9. portsreinstall redo (All available ports succeed)
Here, in case of entire reinstallation after a major version upgrade of the operating system, -q option should be removed. It is usually encouraged to execute the command on script(1) in order to record the make outputs for catching reasons of failures if any. In many cases, the user may undergo failures in build or installation of some ports during do/redo runs. Refer to subsections entitled "Workaround for failed ports: ..." for the techniques and procedures to resolve the problems.

This utility is implemented to be flexible and robust about interrupt/restart operations so as to allow the users to run only when the machine is free and terminate when it becomes busy on demand. Concretely, the users can stop the process by CTRL+C (or even by unexpected termination) and restart from the stopped point at any stage throughout the whole task, i.e., from the beginning of preparation of the temporary database to the end of (re/de)installation. This functionality allows the users, for example, to start this utility before lunch, terminate after lunch, restart before dinner, terminate after dinner, restart before going to bed, terminate after breakfast, restart before lunch, ..., and finally complete.

Compatibility with portupgrade(1) is well considered if it is installed; settings in pkgtools.conf(5) are reflected and the portupgrade database is updated at the end of each do/redo run. The main difference of this utility with portupgrade(1) or portmaster(8) is that this utility is optimized for on-the-fly entire upgrade of the packages environment to be as complete as possible while the latter are for partial upgrade to get the latest versions available as quickly as possible by applying the least "patches" to the environment. While this utility also has options for partial upgrade (-t, -T and -O), they are intended as auxiliary modification of (re)installing packages. This utility resolves conflicts between old and new packages automatically by referring to CONFLICTS, CONFLICTS_BUILD and CONFLICTS_INSTALL defined for each port or by redo processes for ports missing appropriate definition of them. Many of the UPDATING advisories on trouble shooting in packages upgrade will be unnecessary to follow if the users use this utility instead of portupgrade(1) or portmaster(8).

If this utility has been installed by ports/packages and the corresponding port is renewed, upgrade of this utility is carried out first and then the following processes are continued by the new version after cleaning up the temporary database.

New leaf ports (primary leaves) and their exclusive requirements (secondary leaves) are automatically detected. The user may specify unneeded ports explicitly by portsreinstall noneed command so that the specified ports are added to the new leaves if they have no non-leaf dependents. If any leaf ports are detected, the user is prompted to select ones to delete by dialog. Similarly, obsolete ports to delete are also selectable by dialog. Here, both for leaf and obsolete ports, the selection can be modified afterward and unselected ones can be restored by following redo runs.

The scheme of this utility is divided into stages of temporary database construction and actual (re/de)installation. Execution by portsreinstall prepare procedes to the end the first stage, and that without any argument procedes to the end of the second stage. Each of these two major stages is divided into minor stages. When a previously terminated process is restarted, completed minor stages are skipped. Changes of the configurations made or notified by corresponding options or commands of this utility are reflected to the database by automatically re-executing the concerned stages in the following do/redo runs.

When option(s) -O, -t or -T is/are specified, only the targets and their requirements or dependents within the specified scope are inspected and (re/de)installed. Inspected data on the ports are preserved in the temporary database and reused in the following runs even if the targets are reset or changed with aid of -N option. The preserved data are basically harmless even if the corresponding ports are out of scope of new targets unless conflicts arise.

    New installation of ports: case 1

If the user has not executed this utility for entire reinstallation/upgrade never or after the final clean up of the temporary database,
portsreinstall -i -Glq -oO globs
will be a quick way to install new packages matching glob patters globs (here the options are separated into each group just for easy understanding). More automated operation is possible by appending -C and -Y options so as to skip all dialog queries by letting all configurations default.

    New installation of ports: case 2

If the user already has a complete temporary database by executing entire reinstallation/upgrade,
portsreinstall need add globs
followed by
portsreinstall -MGlq -N redo
will be a quick and smart way to install new packages matching glob patters globs. More automated operation is possible by appending -C and -Y options so as to skip all dialog queries by letting all configurations default.

    Deinstallation and restoration of leaf and obsolete ports

If any new leaf ports and obsolete (lost) ports are detected, dialogs are displayed for selecting which ports/packages to delete. Here it is noted that detection and operations on new leaf ports are invalidated when the temporary database is incomplete due to -o option. Deinstallation and restoration of the packages are carried out after reinstallation of the all ports are attempted. The selected packages are backed up before deinstallation.

The selection can be modified by executing

portsreinstall reselect leaves
for new leaf ports, and
portsreinstall reselect obsolete
for obsolete ports.

Then following execution of

portsreinstall
deinstalls newly selected packages and restores unselected ones.

    Workaround for failed ports: conflicts: case 1

This utility automatically resolves conflicts between ports/packages by temporary deinstallation during concerned build or installation processes according to CONFLICTS, CONFLICTS_BUILD and CONFLICTS_INSTALL defined by each port. This means that ports lacking proper CONFLICTS, CONFLICTS_BUILD and CONFLICTS_INSTALL definitions may undergo failures. Some of the undeclared conflicts may be resolved by simple redo runs.

Some problems may be due to coexistence of the same or related software of different versions of the requirements or the unsuccessful ports themselves. For analysis of the upgraded and initial requirements,

portsreinstall show requirements @all,direct glob
and
portsreinstall show initrequirements @all,direct glob
can be used, respectively, where glob denotes a glob specifying the unsuccessful ports. For analysis of ports for the same software of different versions,
portsreinstall glob glob_req
can be used, where glob_req denotes a glob specifying the suspicious requirements.

If a conflict is found, first escape (back up and delete) the conflict by

portsreinstall escape package_conflict
where package_conflict is the conflicting package.

Then execute

portsreinstall redo
for completing (re)installation of the dependents of the resolved port.

If the (re)installation is successful, execute

portsreinstall restore package_conflict
to restore the escaped package (reinstallation may fail if a newer version is installed but there is no problem). If any conflicts still remain unresolved, refer to case 2.

    Workaround for failed ports: conflicts: case 2

If some upgraded ports fundamentally conflict with each other, the output log of this utility for do/redo processes will report a message entitled "The following ports are temporarily deleted due to conflicts". In this case, although not always encouraged, the user may consider replacement of the conflicting ones with one of them by assuming and expecting compatibility between them.

This workaround can be done by the following procedure. First edit the configuration file ${LOCALBASE}/etc/portsreinstall.conf so as to define the corresponding REPLACE_* values. If portupgrade(1) is installed, the corresponding configuration should be made in ALT_PKGDEP section of pkgtools.conf(5).

Then execute

portsreinstall -L redo
(Recover options reset by -L if any by checking with the aid of portsreinstall options.)
for (re)installation of the concerned port by reflecting the configuration changes.

    Workaround for failed ports: conflicts: case 3

If some conflicts are found to be unnecessary, they can be removed in the following way. The unnecessary ports are registered by executing
portsreinstall noneed add globs_unnecessary
where globs_unnecessary denotes globs specifying the unnecessary ports.

Next execute

portsreinstall show dependents @run,full globs_unnecessary
for checking whether any dependents seem unnecessary for the user. Next execute
portsreinstall noneed add globs_unnecessary_dependents
to register them, where globs_unnecessary_dependents denotes globs specifying the unnecessary dependents.

Then execute

portsreinstall
(If it seems effective, reconfigure options for -B, -b and -o by using -M and -N.)
for automatic evaluation and deinstallation of new leaf ports redefined by the new unnecessary ports. If the registered ports are required by any non-leaf or non-unnecessary ports, this process will end up with no practical progress.

    Workaround for failed ports: reconfiguration of port options

If the problems may be resolved by reconfiguration of the port options, execute portsreinstall reconf glob which invokes the dialog for reselecting options. Here glob denotes a glob specifying the concerned port.

If any change was made here, execute

portsreinstall
for retrial of (re)installation.

    Workaround for failed ports: reconfiguration of knobs

If the problems may be resolved by reconfiguration of the knobs, first edit the configuration file ${LOCALBASE}/etc/portsreinstall.conf so as to redefine the corresponding MARG_*, MENV_*, BEFOREBUILD_*, BEFOREDEINSTALL_* or AFTERINSTALL_* values. If portupgrade(1) is installed, the corresponding configuration should be made in MAKE_ARGS, MAKE_ENV, BEFOREBUILD, BEFOREDEINSTALL or AFTERINSTALL section of pkgtools.conf(5).

Then execute

portsreinstall -L redo
(Recover options reset by -L if any by checking with the aid of portsreinstall options.)
for (re)installation of the concerned port by reflecting the configuration changes.

    Workaround for failed ports: update of ports tree

If the ports are fundamentally broken, updating the ports tree may fix the problems. In this case, execute
portsnap fetch update
and, in case of pkgng, followed by
pkg update
and then
portsreinstall reset keepopts
to clean everything but the option settings and information of the initially installed packages. Then execute
portsreinstall
and see whether the problems are resolved.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

The following environment variables can be used to change the behavior of portsreinstall. Some of them are the same as defined in ports(7). Usually they should be kept to be the system default or empty. The configuration file (${LOCALBASE}/etc/portsreinstall.conf) takes priority over environment variables.
LOCALBASE
  Where to install files of native applications. The default is /usr/local.
LINUXBASE
  Where to install files of Linux applications. The default is /compat/linux.
PREFIX Where to install things in general. The default value is defined for each port; it is usually ${LOCALBASE} for most native applications and ${LINUXBASE} for Linux applications. However, some ports customize it to their own defaults, e.g., ${LOCALBASE}/kde4 for KDE4-related ones. Therefore, it is safer to keep this variable undefined by the user so as to define it automatically although traditionally this variable has been used for controlling installation paths by users.
PORT_DBDIR
  Where to store port option values. The default is /var/db/ports.
PORTSDIR
  Location of the ports tree. The default is /usr/ports.
DISTDIR
  Where to store distfiles. The default is ${PORTSDIR}/distfiles.
PACKAGES
  Where to store package archives. The default is ${PORTSDIR}/packages.
PKGREPOSITORYSUBDIR
  Subdirectory under ${PACKAGES} to store substances of package archives. The default is "All".
PKGREPOSITORY
  Where to store substances of package archives. The default is ${PACKAGES}/${PKGREPOSITORYSUBDIR}.
PKG_PATH
  Overriding Synonym to PKGREPOSITORY for compatibility with pkgtools.conf(5).
PACKAGECHECKSUMROOTS
  Roots of available sites for legacy package check sum to be randomly selected. Each site is separated by "|" (vertical bar). The default consists of ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/ and from ftp://ftp1.FreeBSD.org/ to ftp://ftp14.FreeBSD.org/.
PACKAGECHECKSUMDIR
  Subdirectory pattern of legacy package check sum sites. The first and second %s are substituted with the platform and version of OS, respectively. The default is pub/FreeBSD/ports/%s/packages-%s/All/.
PACKAGEROOTS
  Roots of available legacy package sites to be randomly selected. Each site is separated by "|" (vertical bar). The default is ${PACKAGECHECKSUMROOTS}, but it is relatively secure to be different from it.
PACKAGEDIR
  Subdirectory pattern of legacy package sites. The first and second %s are substituted with the platform and version of OS, respectively. The default is ${PACKAGECHECKSUMDIR}.

FILES/DIRECTORIES

The following files and directories are referred to.
${LOCALBASE}/etc/portsreinstall.conf
  Configuration file.
/var/tmp/portsreinstall.db
  Temporal database directory. The whole contents can be saved by portsreinstall save command.
${LOCALBASE}/etc/pkgtools.conf
  Configuration file of portupgrade(1).

HISTORY

portsreinstall has been developed as below.
3.2.1 (27 January 2015)
  [BUG FIX] The automatic resolution of installation conflict implemented in the previous version was seriously broken and judged conflicts incorrectly.
3.2.0 (30 December 2014)
  [IMPROVED] The automatic resolution of installation conflict is improved to avoid stripping due to restore-and-delete of backup packages that possibly occurs when the default version changes.

[IMPROVED] Support for cases that alternative version of ports-mgmt/pkg (ports-mgmt/pkg-devel, switched by defining WITH_PKG=devel in /etc/make.conf) or ports-mgmt/dialog4ports (DIALOGPORT=port_origin in /etc/make.conf, reserved for the future) is used are implemented.

[BUG FIX] Reinstallation of pkg(8) could encounter error termination.

3.1.1 (17 December 2014)
  [IMPROVED] The automatic resolution of installation conflict is improved to detect actual conflict not described in CONFLICTS or CONFLICTS_INSTALL (for the sake of the staging mechanism).

[BUG FIX] MOVED or REPLACED ports were sometimes incorrectly detected as duplicated ports.

[BUG FIX] Command pkgsanity was confused by the specification change of pkg-check(8).

[BUG FIX] Option -q did not work correctly in version 3.1.0.

3.1.0 (9 August 2014)
  [IMPROVED] Command reset is now available to work with an updated ports tree by preserving information of the initially installed packages. The manual page is updated by adding "Workaround for failed ports: update of ports tree" subsection to explain an example to utilize this improved specification.

[IMPROVED] A countermeasure operation is implemented for a bug of pkg-1.3.4 that pkg delete -q does not work.

[IMPROVED] Revisions are made so that packages whose ports are replaced or moved are deinstalled before installation of the alternative ports.

[IMPROVED] Reinstalltion of ports-mgmt/pkg becomes smarter in systems where Pkgng is the default.

[BUG FIX] Command prepare was possibly aborted at a port any of whose requirements or dependents is obsolete.

[BUG FIX] It silently failed to launch if the ports tree is missing or broken.

[BUG FIX] The short help lacked descriptions on need command.

[BUG FIX] Some message output failed with a warning "3: Bad file descriptor" in some environment (detected in 10.0-RELEASE).

[BUG FIX] The error message for specifying option -L or -N for other than redo command was wrong (-L was missing).

[BUG FIX] Control sequences in output of the long help by -H option was not correctly handled in some environment (detected in 10.0-RELEASE).

[BUG FIX] Reload of configuration where replacement rule is changed possibly caused errors in the phase of "Inspection of necessity".

[BUG FIX] Messages about failed ports were inappropriate when failed ports were changed to unneeded.

[BUG FIX] Evaluation of glob was incorrect when the pattern is regular expression containing multiple slashes.

[BUG FIX] Warning messages might have arise by attempting to restore nonexistent backed-up requirements.

[BUG FIX] The error message for invalid operation on reselect command was wrong.

[BUG FIX] Selection of leaf packages remained after all of them changed to non-leaves.

[BUG FIX] Ports with periods or underscores in their package name, port name or origin were not be treated correctly.

[BUG FIX] Changes in "REPLACE_*" in ${LOCALBASE}/etc/portsreinstall.conf were not correctly reflected in recursive reinstallation of dependents. The specification of the temporary database is changed for this fix.

[BUG FIX] Execution of reset command unintentionally removed temporally deinstalled leaf ports out of scope of reinstallation.

[BUG FIX] A wrong option was given to pkg-info(8) in a compatible command for pkg_info -qoX.

[BUG FIX] Variables "NOPKG_*" in ${LOCALBASE}/etc/portsreinstall.conf were not parsed.

3.0.5 (14 December 2013)
  [NEW] Command of rmconf is added.

[IMPROVED] Automatic resolution of duplicated registrations of multiple packages for the same port origin is implemented in pkgsanity command.

[CHANGED] Specification changes are made so that (re)installation processes are skipped for ports any of whose requirements is missing. This results in improvement to avoid attempt of unsuccessful builds due to unsuccessful installation of requirements and a fix of the following bug regarding unintentional reinstallation of escaped packages.

[BUG FIX] Execution of reconf command confused the work of -G option.

[BUG FIX] Escaped packages by escape command were unintentionally reinstalled in (re)installation of their dependents.

3.0.4 (16 November 2013)
  [IMPROVED] Support for systems in which pkgng is the default or legacy package tools are abandoned is improved.

[IMPROVED] Changes are made so that MAKE_JOBS_UNSAFE=yes is set in retrials of build and installation.

[MISC] The manual page is updated regarding -G option by reflecting the official service start of pkgng packages and abandonment of the legacy packages.

[BUG FIX] Commands of forget and reconf and option -L could have caused error ends in following show failure command and the part showing the failure list at the end of execution of do and redo commands.

[BUG FIX] The execution was terminated by error when /etc/make.conf does not exist.

[BUG FIX] The execution was terminated by error when there is no INDEX file for the current OS version is prepared.

[BUG FIX] Some meaningless warnings are suppressed.

[BUG FIX] Comments at termination during building the temporary database were inconsistent.

3.0.3 (2 August 2013)
  [BUG FIX] Cleaning of distfiles before retrial of failed fetch was forgotten.
3.0.2 (10 July 2013)
  [NOTE] Version 3.0.1 has a serious defect that newly installed files can be spoiled by restoration of conflicting old packages. When the current version is to executed only for limited ports (with -q, -t, -T or -O) after this previous version was used, in advance to that, it is strongly encouraged to execute
  portsreinstall pkgsanity
and select "y" in the queries for spoiled packages.

[NEW] Commands of pkgsanity and show status are added.

[IMPROVED] Changes are made so as to deinstall conflicts before the first trials in build and installation.

[IMPROVED] Changes are made so as to prevent restoration of backed-up packages deinstalled due to matching CONFLICTS_INSTALL of installed packages.

[IMPROVED] Changes are made so as to retry build by deinstalling the current package and packages matching CONFLICTS_INSTALL even if not in CONFLICTS_BUILD nor CONFLICTS.

[IMPROVED] Command show conflict is changed to append a column of opponent ports of each conflict.

[CHANGED] Changes are made so that FORCE_PKG_REGISTER is disabled in the all operations. This had become obsolete and even harmful after the implementation of the automatic workaround function for conflicts.

[MISC] Minor changes are made on HISTORY section of the manual page in the level of coding and terminology.

[BUG FIX] Configuration changes in replacement were not completely reflected by redo with -L option and ended up with errors.

[BUG FIX] Deinstallation of obsolete or new leaf ports did not work in version 3.0.1.

[BUG FIX] Conflicts escape was not implemented for (re)installation by prebuilt packages.

[BUG FIX] The message format in enumerating port origins or so on was broken.

3.0.1 (11 June 2013)
  [NEW] Commands escape and restore are added.

[IMPROVED] The behavior of -C option is changed in case of dialog4ports(1) so that the port options are unchanged and unsaved throughout the all stages from the temporary database build to (re)installation. This allows the all stages to run on script(1) and nohup(1).

[IMPROVED] Changes are made so that installation by packages is split into fetch and installation stages and backup/deletion of old packages are skipped if the fetch is unsuccessful.

[IMPROVED] Changes are made so that uninspected ports are skipped in reconf command.

[IMPROVED] A measure to cases of duplicated packages for the same port is implemented.

[BUG FIX] Commands permitted for unprivileged users did not work for the users.

[BUG FIX] This manual page, comments and messages contained some wrong English words and incorrect descriptions.

[BUG FIX] Runs by unprivileged users could end up with errors in message output if /dev/stdin cannot provide information of the console size.

[BUG FIX] Meaningless warnings are suppressed.

[BUG FIX] Leaf ports replaced by REPLACE_* were recognized to be new leaf ports to delete even if they are targets of -O, -T or -t or in the needed list.

[BUG FIX] Evaluation of glob patterns which have the form of port origin was inappropriately ambiguous.

[BUG FIX] Reinstallation processes were unintentionally terminated when the backup package creation was unsuccessful.

[BUG FIX] Options -O, -T and -t did not work for once-succeeded ports.

3.0.0 (01 June 2013)
  [NEW] Options of -a, -A, -b, -B, -C, -D, -g, -G, -i, -I, -l, -L, -M, -n, -o, -O, -X and -Y are added (-X is redefined as a different function).

[NEW] Long options are supported.

[NEW] Commands need, noneed, reset, forget, reselect, glob, reconf, options, show need, show noneed, show restored and show conflict are added.

[NEW] (Re)installation by prebuilt packages for ports with default configurations is implemented.

[NEW] Controlling the dependency scope for show command becomes available.

[NEW] Commands of do, prepare and redo are rearranged with do and redo with an optional mode either of prepare or all so that the default and synonyms are compatible with the earlier versions.

[CHANGED] The function of show redo is replaced with that of former show pending, and show pending is abandoned in exchange.

[CHANGED] Deinstallation of obsolete packages becomes selectable by run-time dialog.

[CHANGED] Deinstallation and ignorance of leaf ports becomes available via selection by run-time dialog.

[CHANGED] The directory for saving packages of obsolete or removed leaf ports are changed to $PACKAGES/All whose default is /usr/ports/packages/All.

[CHANGED] The deinstallation process for unused packages which have been done before reinstallation is changed to be done after it.

[CHANGED] Compact forms of options is made to be accepted, e.g., -b -t -o as -bto.

[CHANGED] The behaviors of -q, -t and -T options are changed to ignore build-time-only dependencies. The former function is reproduced with -b option. The document for -t and -T options are revised so as to correct wrong descriptions that they could newly install the specified ports.

[CHANGED] Syntax of -t and -T options are changed so as to give all port globs by a single argument value as concatenation with colons as delimiters. Along this change, -r and -R options are abandoned.

[CHANGED] Old options of -x and -X are abandoned due to duplication with taboo add command.

[CHANGED] Rules for transferring option settings to restarted runs are changed so as to let the all options renewable.

[CHANGED] The evaluation algorithm of glob patterns is improved and changed to be fully original.

[CHANGED] The long help is unified with this manual page.

[IMPROVED] A change is made so as to carry out upgrade of ports-mgmt/pkg in advanced to everything in case of pkgng and as to ignore dependencies on ports-mgmt/pkg.

[IMPROVED] The treatment of backup packages is modified to be safer by considering possible format fluctuation in case of pkgng.

[IMPROVED] Automatic solution to conflicts in (re)installation is implemented.

[MISC] Line feeds of the help and information messages are improved.

[BUG FIX] Meaningless warnings at the end of leaf ports are suppressed.

[BUG FIX] Inappropriate operations could have been attempted on the temporary database by non-superuser privilege.

[BUG FIX] Tarballs for ports which depend on other ports could have been lost in the step of cleaning distfiles.

[BUG FIX] Self-upgrade was carried out even for commands other than do or prepare.

2.2.2 (03 January 2013)
  [BUG FIX] Commands ok add and ok del failed if no port has reinstalled in the latest do/redo process.

[BUG FIX] Makefile was problematic if ${LOCALBASE}/etc/portsreinstall.conf does not exist before installation.

2.2.1 (25 December 2012)
  [CHANGED] Command show todo_next is renamed to show pending.

[IMPROVED] Changes are made so as to avoid retrying for dependents of failed ports when no problem has resolved.

[BUG FIX] Removed a remained debugging code in the action for save command.

2.2.0 (17 December 2012)
  [NEW] Command of show todo_next is added.

[CHANGED] Changes are made so as to skip wasteful reinstallation where the target port is already reinstalled once (with -q option, when its version is up-to-date) and no change has been made for either of its requirements afterwards.

[CHANGED] The default settings in portsreinstall.conf was changed so as to include a HOLD pattern for bsdpan.

[BUG FIX] There was a problem in evaluating glob patterns expressing origins.

[BUG FIX] Minor inappropriate messages and actions emerged when the target and replacement of ports substitution become the same.

[BUG FIX] The help messages and this manual page lacked the descriptions about show redo command.

2.1.0 (10 December 2012)
  [NEW] New generation package (pkgng) is supported.

[IMPROVED] A countermeasure for a build failure in a restarted build from a terminated build is implemented.

[BUG FIX] Restoration of backup packages after failed installation was not working correctly.

[BUG FIX] The transferring mechanism of option values to restarted run was broken.

[BUG FIX] Error end in case that no packages are installed is fixed.

[BUG FIX] A glob evaluation routine used when ports_glob(1) is not installed was broken.

2.0.0 (12 August 2012)
  [NEW] Options -X, -r and -R are added so as to compensate a fact that -x, -t and -T cannot specify package names with commas.

[NEW] Commands of show requirements and show dependents are added.

[NEW] A functionality of self-upgrade is added so as to be carried out first if the port of portsreinstall is new.

[NEW] Option -k is added for cases that upgrade of portsreinstall should be avoided.

[IMPROVED] Messages are extended to output configuration parameter values.

[CHANGED] Functionalities of options -t and -T are changed so as to prevent deinstallation of irrelevant packages and detect obsolete installed dependencies.

[CHANGED] Use of commas as delimiters in ok and taboo commands is abolished.

[CHANGED] The specification of show command is changed to exclude irrelevant packages/ports and output messages about the matching targets when options -r, -R, -t and -T are enabled.

[CHANGED] The default behavior in case that the temporary database is older than the ports tree is changed from warnings to automatic reconstruction; the old behavior is recovered by option -c.

[BUG FIX] Termination message is corrected (portsreinstall ok => portsreinstall ok add).

[BUG FIX] Values of BEFOREBUILD, BEFOREDEINSTALL and AFTERINSTALL were not correctly imported from pkgtools.conf(5).

[BUG FIX] The file name given by save command was with a wrong time stamp.

1.1.0 (28 April 2012)
  [NEW] Command of show deleted is newly added.

[CHANGED] Origin names in messages and results of show command are changed to be accompanied with package names.

[CHANGED] The default option for treating pkgtools.conf(5) is changed to -p and -Q is newly added.

[IMPROVED] Custom make environment variables and arguments are changed to be reflected in the stage of inspection of dependencies.

[IMPROVED] Command of show todo is now available before starting reinstallation.

[BUG FIX] Independence from portupgrade(1) was incomplete.

[BUG FIX] Error messages for show command when the temporary database does not exist are improved.

[BUG FIX] Ports with names contaning ’+’ were not correctly treated.

[BUG FIX] Save and load commands were broken.

[BUG FIX] Deletion of MOVED-back packages is now prevented.

1.0.0 (14 March 2012)
  [MISC] Explanations for -p and -P are revised because the previous ones were somewhat confusing.

[MISC] The output device of helps is changed from stderr to stdout.

[MISC] Messages for termination during deinstallation and reinstallation are improved by showing the target port/package names at that time.

[BUG FIX] Glob patterns for package/port names were not fully supported.

[BUG FIX] Values of MARG_* and MENV_* (MAKE_ARGS and MAKE_ENV in pkgtools.conf(5)) were not working.

[BUG FIX] Globs of obsolete packages were not detected, so especially HOLD_PKGS and IGNORE_MOVED in pkgtools.conf(5) and portsreinstall.conf had lost their functionalities.

[BUG FIX] Values of IGNORE_MOVED partially overwrote HOLD_PKGS in pkgtools.conf(5).

[BUG FIX] Typographic and grammatical errors in the main script and documents are revised.

0.13.1 (29 October 2011)
  [BUG FIX] Inspection of missing ports was incomplete.

[BUG FIX] Origin names with ’+’ were not correctly treated.

[IMPROVED] Inspection of dependencies of installed packages gets faster.

0.13.0 (28 August 2011)
  [IMPROVED] Phase of "Order the ports considering dependencies" is accelerated.
0.12.0 (22 June 2011)
  [NEW] -q, -d and -N options are added.

[CHANGED] Settings for -x and -s options becomes to be transferred to restarted runs.

0.11.0 (17 May 2011)
  [NEW] Causes of errors are added to the report of failed ports.

[CHANGED] Functionality of -t option is changed and partly splitted into -T.

[IMPROVED] Refetch after fetch failure becomes smarter so as not to clean up distfiles.

[MISC] Terminology ’abort’ is corrected to be ’terminate’.

0.10.0 (11 Mar 2011)
  [NEW] Version check for temporary database and portupgrade is added (as a template).

[BUG FIX] Old packages for ports whose package names was renamed were not deleted.

[BUG FIX] Duplicated cleans were executed after successful installation.

0.9.8 (02 Mar 2011)
  [MISC] Installation methods of non-executable files in Makefile are improved again.
0.9.7 (02 Mar 2011)
  [MISC] Installation methods of non-executable files in Makefile are improved.
0.9.6 (01 Mar 2011)
  [BUG FIX] Fix at version 0.9.5 was incomplete.

[BUG FIX] The release date of 0.9.5 was wrong in the manpage.

0.9.5 (28 Feb 2011)
  [BUG FIX] "install" target in Makefile installed non-executable files as executables.
0.9.4 (17 Jan 2011)
  [BUG FIX] "all" target in Makefile was missing.
0.9.3 (16 Jan 2011)
  [MISC] Makefile is modified to compress manpage in the build process.
0.9.2 (10 Jan 2011)
  [MISC] The 2-Clause BSD License is applied from this version.

[NEW] Manpage is created.

[NEW] Makefile for installation/uninstallation is added.

[BUG FIX] Recovery from distfile checksum error was broken.

0.9.1 (27 Dec 2010)     
  [BUG FIX] Wrong warning for -p/-P options in the first run.

[BUG FIX] Broken support of recursive chase of MOVED ports.

[BUG FIX] Option configuration menus were not accessable.

[BUG FIX] The mechanism of loading the configuration file was broken.

[BUG FIX] Optionally added taboo ports were not always effective in restart.

0.9.0 (21 Nov 2010)
  First version.

APPENDIX: Conditions determining the package system (general specification of FreeBSD Ports/Packages)

The current package system is automatically detected according to the OS version whose serial number is obtained by
sysctl -n kern.osreldate
and the configuration of /etc/make.conf. Pkgng is supported for systems with serial numbers of 800505 (just before 8.1-RELEASE) or later. For systems of 1000017 (10-CURRENT) or later, Pkgng is the default.

In order to choose pkgng in systems from 800505 (just before 8.1-RELEASE) to just before 1000017 (10-CURRENT), put

WITH_PKGNG=yes
in /etc/make.conf.

In order to choose the legacy one in systems of 1000017 (10-CURRENT) or later, put

WITHOUT_PKGNG=yes
in /etc/make.conf.

SEE ALSO

pkg_add(1), pkg_create(1), pkg_delete(1), pkg_glob(1), portupgrade(1), portsdb(1), ports_glob(1), pkgtools.conf(5), ports(7), pkg-add(8), pkg-create(8), pkg-delete(8), portmaster(8)

COPYRIGHT

This software is distributed under the 2-Clause BSD License.

(C) 2010-2014 Mamoru Sakaue, MwGhennndo, All Rights Reserved.

Email: sakaue.mamoru@samurai.mwghennn.net

Homepage: http://www.mwghennndo.com/software/portsreinstall/

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