Changeset 28013 for trunk/doc


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Timestamp:
Aug 18, 2007, 1:25:09 AM (12 years ago)
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markd@…
Message:

Add a note for keeping MacPorts updated on other platforms.

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  • trunk/doc/guide/new/xml/using.xml

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    2222      <para>The <option>selfupdate</option> option should be used regularly to
    2323      <option>sync</option> the local ports tree with the global MacPorts
    24       ports repository to get the latest port updates. It also checks for new
    25       revisions of the MacPorts infrastructure, called MacPorts base, and
    26       upgrades it when necessary.</para>
     24      ports repository so you will have the latest port versions. It also
     25      checks for new revisions of the MacPorts infrastructure, called MacPorts
     26      base, and upgrades it when necessary.</para>
     27
     28      <note>
     29        <para>Selfupdate runs only on Mac OS X. If you are running MacPorts on
     30        another platform, you must use <option>sync</option> (see below) to
     31        update the ports tree, and you must update MacPorts base by manually
     32        installing newer versions.</para>
     33      </note>
    2734
    2835      <programlisting><prompt>%%</prompt> <userinput>sudo port selfupdate</userinput></programlisting>
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