port (Update outdated portfiles)

/ Published in: Bash
Save to your folder(s)

After installing MacPorts, try running a selfupdate to grab all the latest MacPorts Portfiles (Portfiles contain information about how to install MacPorts software "ports"). You will need to run this command as an administrator, and it requires root access, so you'll need to "sudo":

sudo port selfupdate

Running MacPorts commands, you can add the -v command for more verbose ("v" for "verbose") output if you'd like more detail about what MacPorts is attempting to do:

sudo port -v selfupdate

If you are a developer and would like even more specific accounting of what MacPorts is doing, add the -d flag.

Copy this code and paste it in your HTML
  1. sudo port -v selfupdate

URL: http://trac.macosforge.org/projects/macports/wiki/UsingMacPortsQuickStart

Report this snippet


RSS Icon Subscribe to comments

You need to login to post a comment.