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    1: A good method of knowing when you have out of date packages is to use the utility `lintpkgsrc`, which can be installed from `pkgtools/lintpkgsrc`. Once it is installed use it to check installed packages for newer available versions:
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    3:     lintpkgsrc -i
    4:     Scan Makefiles: ................
    5:     Version mismatch: 'dummy' 5.1 vs 5.2
    6:     Version mismatch: 'other_package' 2.5a vs 2.5b
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    8: The results are simple: outdated-package-name currently-installed-version -vs- currently-supported-version
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   10: See also
   11: [pkg_chk|pkg_comp_pkg_chk]

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