New FreeBSD SVN seed snapshot
darrenr at freebsd.org
Fri Apr 13 13:27:04 UTC 2012
On 24/08/2010 4:56 AM, Simon L. B. Nielsen wrote:
> I have made a new snapshot of the svn repo which can be used to start new FreeBSD svn mirrors.
> Hopefully I made it the right way, but... let me know if there are any issues.
> Since the original snapshot was made by peter the repo was 'packed' which means it uses a lot fewer files.
> The snapshot can be found at:
> You need ports/archivers/xz installed if you aren't running FreeBSD 8.1+.
> Thanks to rpaulo and bz for prodding my into finding out how this worked and making the new snapshot :-).
> I can't think of what else to say, so that was probably it :-).
The committers guide at:
should be updated with the above location to use instead of ~peter/something
as the file at freefall/~peter is quite old now.
Also, what's the chance of the mirror being updated and exported to the
above URL as part of the release process, so that a new mirror is available
when 8.2 is available, followed by 9.0, etc, and naming them as such?
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