Bsd updating ports collection
By default it install a shell script ‘portaudit’ in /usr/local/etc/periodic/security/:# /usr/local/etc/periodic/security/*portaudit 4) portaudit script automatically get called via Free BSD’s periodic (cron job) facility.So your database get updated automatically eyerday. Let us assum you would like to install port called sudo.For that, there is very useful ports collection that simplifies compilation process.In this article we will install and use ports collection to update the Freebsd 11.0 system.Ports have many more features that we couldn't possibly cover in single article. The Free BSD ports collection offers a simple way for users and administrators to install applications. (2) Update ports collection/tree #cvsup -L 2 -h cvsup9. Running the cvsup command later agian will download and apply all the recent changes to your Ports Collection, except actually rebuilding the ports for your own system.First cd into skeleton directory: It will give you configuration options in ncurses environment like this: We will just accept defaults and continue. And if you now again type whereis, it will give you different output: We gone trough the basic usage of Free BSD ports collection, with updating, installing, searching, and deinstalling ports.
Free BSD operating system can use binary packages with pkg utility, but for for some ocassion, like running newest versions of the code, you would want to compile some programs.To download the latest Ports Collection files, issue the following command: Looking up portsnap. Updating from Wed Aug 6 EDT 2008 to Sat Aug 30 EDT 2008. For that you would need to cd to ports directory first It will output all the packages that are related to nginx.Now that you know how to find package, you install it, same like we installed portmaster on start of this article. Upon execution, it will connect to a remote site, verify the secure key, and download a new copy of the ports collection. The key is used to verify the integrity of all downloaded files, ensuring they have not been modified in-flight. t is recommended that to keep Free BSD systems up to date with the latest application security patches installed via ports collection.The yum command line tool is used to install and update software packages under Cent OS / RHEL / Fedora Linux.If you are using binary packages, depending on the packages installed on your system, pkg(8)'s solver might get confused.In this case do not proceed with the upgrade but delete first the packages:pkg delete -fg "cups*"Then usual upgrade process: pkg upgrade ...... So get some snack, or go for a walk until it finishes.