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 +====== portmaster ======
  
 +  * [[FreeBSD]]
 +  * [[FreeBSD Ports Upgrades]]
 +
 +A tool for updating your ports.
 +
 +[[http://​www.freebsdonline.com/​content/​view/​846/​524/​|Rebuild a port and all it's dependencies]]
 +
 +==== Howto ====
 +
 +== Batch upgrade all ports ==
 +
 +<​code>​
 +portmaster -G -a
 +</​code>​
 +
 +== Check all ports dependecies ==
 +
 +In cases where the dependecies needs fixing, as in they are installed, but the ports database needs to know they are there, you can have portmaster upgrade the datbase:
 +
 +<​code>​
 +portmaster -y --check-depends
 +</​code>​
 +
 +== Check ports database ==
 +
 +This checks for any ports that the database says are installed, but are not.
 +
 +<​code>​
 +portmaster -y --check-port-dbdir
 +</​code>​