Clarification on fetch/extract targets

Stephen Hurd shurd at
Tue Jun 19 04:06:22 UTC 2007

Sam Lawrance wrote:
> Maybe I don't understand what you're trying to do.  What's the point 
> of bumping PORTREVISION?
> For that matter, what's the point of WITH_SVN given what you've just 
> said?


The port is capable of fetching a specific revision directly from 
Subversion.  To tell it to do so, enable the WITH_SVN option.

So, if you want a newer copy of the sources, you will need to bump 
PORTREVISION or you'll just always get the same sources.

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