Getting current ports and packages.
kris at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 14 09:20:53 PST 2005
On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 10:21:31PM -0800, Elden Fenison wrote:
> * abu khaled [03/08/2005 05:58]:
> > > I have run cvsups, which I believe gets me the latest ports, is
> > > there an equivalent for packages? I was under the impression that
> > > they always got the latest?
> > Yes but only what is suitable for your current FreeBSD system is
> > always installed when you install a port or add package.
> So, I was wondering... does cvsuping your ports effect what's available
> to pkg_add then?
No, only what version of FreeBSD you are running affects it (and you
can override the defaults anyway, see the manpage).
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