Portsnap is now in the base system

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at people.tecnik93.com
Tue Aug 9 17:51:42 GMT 2005

On Tue, 09 Aug 2005 10:19:44 -0700
Colin Percival <cperciva at freebsd.org> wrote:

> Thierry Herbelot wrote:
> > Le Tuesday 9 August 2005 11:04, Colin Percival a écrit :
> >>About 12 hours ago I committed portsnap to HEAD.
> > 
> > I've had a look at the man page(s), and at the web page on 
> > http://www.daemonology.net/portsnap/ I'm still missing one piece of 
> > information : how are the ports snapshots initially built ?
> Magic. :-)
> Seriously, I checkout a copy of the ports tree, run `make describes`
> three times (for 4.x, 5.x, and 6.x), package up the resulting files,
> build some patches, and then throw everything onto my web server.
> From there it gets mirrored by another server (and more mirrors will
> follow).
> Once I've ironed out all the bugs in the building and mirroring, I'll
> make that code available via the projects repository.

Could you make it a port (or even import it in the base since the
client is now there) ? Or else could we find a way to securely mirror
your server ? I think we might be interested to have a local mirror on
our user-group rofug.ro server.


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