/usr/portsnap vs. /var/db/portsnap

Colin Percival cperciva at freebsd.org
Sun Aug 7 11:29:48 GMT 2005

Ceri Davies wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 03:35:09AM -0700, Colin Percival wrote:
>>Mirrors can be set up; please contact me for details after I add portsnap
>>to the base system (there's not much point until then).
> I think it would be important to have the FreeBSD.org cluster capable of
> distributing portsnap builds, and at least have portsnap.FreeBSD.org be
> the hostname used, before portsnap is brought into the base system.
> It isn't nice to say, but if anything were to happen to you...

Ken Smith created the DNS entries for the first two portsnap mirrors (my
server and a mirror donated by Eric Anderson) about two hours ago.  The
portsnap builds are being done on secteam-managed hardware, and as soon
as I'm happy that everything is working correctly I'll send the necessary
code and instructions to portmgr and secteam about how to set up portsnap
building and mirroring.

Based on the code which will be going into the base system, it shouldn't
be evident that I had any involvement at all. :-)

Colin Percival

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