Where can I find a list of the cvsup tags for ports?
stanb at panix.com
Wed Feb 4 12:37:07 PST 2004
On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 09:45:11AM -0800, Kent Stewart wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 February 2004 09:26 am, stan wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 08:48:06AM -0800, Kent Stewart wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 04 February 2004 07:42 am, Randy Grafton wrote:
> > > > You can use the refuse file to omit branches. I've attached my
> > > > cvsupfile and my refuse file to give you an idea as to how this
> > > > works. I placed my cvsupfile in /usr/local/etc and the refuse
> > > > file goes in /user/local/etc/sup. I then call cvsup -g -L 2
> > > > /usr/local/etc/cvsupfile. The directory locations are based on
> > > > the settings within the cvsupfile.
> > >
> > > The problem is that when you add this refuses, you can no longer
> > > use portupgrade because building INDEX will most likely fail and
> > > the resulting INDEX.db will be close to useless.
> > ARGH! So I have to use up (albiet not a huge amount) of disk space
> > holding these unwanted ports, just to allow portupgrade (which I
> > can't live wihtout) to work? I do a portdb -Uu after every cvsup run
> > if that maters.
> How many MBs are you going to save versus how much trouble you are going
> to create. The time and money to get around the problem is your choice.
> I think refusing a large number of ports is comparable to not building
> sendmail and then finding out that you aren't getting output from your
> cron jobs.
Well, on machines with 2G drives, every byt counts :-)
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