Extract particular date snapshot from /var/db/portsnap?
peter at vereshagin.org
Wed Jun 15 08:45:14 UTC 2011
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2011/06/15 08:51:22 +0100 RW <rwmaillists at googlemail.com> => To freebsd-questions at freebsd.org :
R> > - From what I see in /var/db/portsnap/files/ it keeps every file it
R> > had ever downloaded: they all have different times.
R> It doesn't, it's a snapshot. The timestamps just reflect the last time
R> each particular object was updated.
Hmm... looks like only a current ports state is kept in those tars:
$ tar -ztf /var/db/portsnap/files/12312e0e54a707a22613b0394a976c9d2044e98728b51c592d6e9a42c989300c.gz
such a single '.gz' extension was a false hint to me those are diffs.
73! Peter pgp: A0E26627 (4A42 6841 2871 5EA7 52AB 12F8 0CE1 4AAC A0E2 6627)
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