portsnap and cvsup for rebuilding world - Which one?
sean at cyberwang.net
Sun Mar 4 22:17:56 UTC 2007
> Well, again, thanks for all your replies! =)
> After all you told me, I guess this guides describes the right tools to use
> and the right way for rebuilding world.
> On 3/4/07, Ronald Klop <ronald-freebsd8 at klop.yi.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, 04 Mar 2007 04:23:55 +0100, frzburn <frzburn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi everyone,
>> [cut some text]
>> > So here come my questions:
>> > Is portsnap syncing the sources correctly for rebuilding world, or must
>> > use cvsup?
>> > If so, of what use is portsnap if I must use cvsup for synchronizing my
>> > source?
>> > In fact, I'm just looking at the most up-to-date/approved/correct
>> > technique/tool to synchronize my source for ``rebuilding world'' with
>> > 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.
>> Ronald Klop
>> Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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It might be worth noting you can set KERNCONF in your make.conf and you
can just do make kernel instead of make buildkernel && make
installkernel. it just runs both for you. There's no difference it is
just a shorter path (not much though).
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