keeping freebsd uptodate - doubt
mark.rowlands at mypost.se
Wed Feb 2 09:19:20 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.
an alternative is to subscribe to freshports portswatch service and be
notified of changes to your installed ports and update accordingly.
fastest_cvsup (from the ports collection natch) can also be employed to locate
the fastest cvsup server for you
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