portsnap and cvsup for rebuilding world - Which one?
ronald-freebsd8 at klop.yi.org
Sun Mar 4 11:45:10 UTC 2007
On Sun, 04 Mar 2007 04:23:55 +0100, frzburn <frzburn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
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> So here come my questions:
> Is portsnap syncing the sources correctly for rebuilding world, or must I
> use cvsup?
> If so, of what use is portsnap if I must use cvsup for synchronizing my
> In fact, I'm just looking at the most up-to-date/approved/correct
> technique/tool to synchronize my source for ``rebuilding world'' with the
> latest sources from FreeBSD-6-STABLE.
Read this. It tells you why portsnap is invented. And why cvsup/csup is
still better for other things then ports.
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