keeping freebsd uptodate - doubt

Oliver Leitner Shadow333 at
Wed Feb 2 08:25:27 PST 2005

On Wednesday 02 February 2005 17:08, Robert Huff wrote:
> Karol Kwiatkowski writes:
> >  Someone else should comment on that, but I think updating (cvsup)
> >  ports tree once a week should be often enough to track changes
> >  and rare enough to not overload mirrors.
> 	The other theory involves more frequent (i,e, daily) but
> presumably smaller updates.
> 	On the gripping hand ... I'm not convinced the mirrors are
> in danger of overload except possibly at the end of a ports freeze.
> 			Robert Huff
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Well... in general the daily small updates is a good idea, *if* youre not on 
a dialup, isdn or slow austrian cable connection, things can get annoying 
with that...

besides the more obvious reason why daily updates on every package isnt a 
good idea, if you dont want to read UPDATES file daily;)

Oliver Leitner
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