Re: ports tree bootstrap using git

From: Warner Losh <>
Date: Sun, 09 Apr 2023 14:17:32 UTC
On Sun, Apr 9, 2023 at 5:43 AM Jonathan Reynolds <>

> I created a program that downloads the required files from
> to build and install
> devel/git. It then uses the newly installed git to clone
> the ports tree from
> I opened a review at
> and seeking for reviewers.

I've added comments there: tl;dr: why not download the sources for git and
that to bootstrap by building git and snagging the ports tree that way? It
be a lot simpler and more direct.