portsnap cannot change its default WORKDIR ?
yuanjue02 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 7 07:26:44 UTC 2006
On Tuesday 07 March 2006 15:17, illoai at gmail.com wrote:
> -On 3/6/06, Yuan Jue <yuanjue02 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi, all
> > I am now using portsnap in FreeBSD 6.0 to upgrade ports tree. It is
> > really much faster than CVSUp. But there is one question that bother me:
> > I cannot change the WORKDIR that portsnap use.
> > I have change WORKDIR in /etc/portsnap.conf to /usr/local/portsnap, but
> > when using 'portsnap fetch', the download files still store
> > in /var/db/portsnap.
> > Any suggestions about this? Thanks in advance!
> > My /etc/portsnap.conf is as follows:
> > # $FreeBSD: src/etc/portsnap.conf,v 184.108.40.206 2005/08/15 20:24:07 cperciva
> > Exp $
> > # Default directory where compressed snapshots are stored.
> > WORKDIR=/usr/local/portsnap
> Well, it's doesn't seem broken here and mine is exactly like yours.
> Are you using portsnap from the base distro or from the ports tree?
I'm using FreeBSD 6.0 and portsnap is from the base distro.
> I was under the impression that portsnap from ports used
> /usr/local/etc/portsnap.conf so you may try copying your
> /etc/portsnap.conf there and see if that fixes something or any-
I have tried this as you told. it doesn't work either :(
BTW: when I deleted /var/db/portsnap, the next time I use portsnap
message will show as follows:
portsnap: Directory does not exist or is not writable: /var/db/portsnap
any more ideas?
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