Newbie questions about updating
punosevac at math.arizona.edu
Fri Sep 7 10:00:14 PDT 2007
That is the correct but I prefer to use portsnap for ports and keep
cvsup just for core OS!
Robert Huff wrote:
> Lars Eighner writes:
>> > assumption that one must run two cvsup operations with two separate
>> > supfiles to update both the core OS and the ports. Am I understanding
>> > this correctly?
>> Many people do it it two operations because they really are two
>> different things.
> Another reason is to (theoretically) limit possible damage is
> things Go Horribly Wrong and make the post-mortem easier.
> I have a cron job that updates the base OS, the docs (a
> separate entity), and the ports every night at midnight. Once it
> connects, the update take less than five minutes. (Except for rare
> occasions.) Aside from bugs introduced by my attempts to improve
> the script, this has run without porblem for years.
> Robert Huff
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