cvsup and ports INDEX
kstewart at owt.com
Tue Jun 22 19:59:36 PDT 2004
On Tuesday 22 June 2004 07:05 pm, epilogue at allstream.net wrote:
> hello all,
> Connecting to cvsup.ca.FreeBSD.org
> Connected to cvsup.ca.FreeBSD.org
> Server software version: SNAP_16_1e
> Negotiating file attribute support
> Exchanging collection information
> Establishing multiplexed-mode data connection
> Updating collection ports-all/cvs
> Checkout ports/INDEX <<<<<<< how is this different
> # portsdb -Uu <<<<<<< ...this?
> i'm not sure i have a firm grasp of why i do both. are they
> complimentary or redundant steps? could someone please clarify or
> point me to right set of docs?
> hello ken,
> thought that you might be able to help because of your reply on
The only port I refuse is ports/INDEX[-5] for just this reason. You are
building a new INDEX with portsdb -U and then spending a lot of time
downloading an old version the next time you cvsup.
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