Building a port that fetches via CVS co

Adam Weinberger adamw at
Wed Jun 15 05:30:41 GMT 2005

Danny Howard wrote:
> Hello,
> I am looking to build a "master port" to configure a system to house my
> employer's web application.  Ideally, the port could accept a release
> tag and other CVS config data and check the software out of our CVS
> server.  Else, I can supply a tarball distfile in a seperate step.
> I swear I remember watching a few ports that got their distfiles from a
> CVS server, but I could find nothing in the porter's handbook or in
> about this.  And trying to search for this question is
> rather difficult, given that cvsup and ports are so intertwined.
> Does anyone have any pointers on this?  Please reply-all, as I am not
> subscribed to freebsd-ports.  Thanks!
> Sincerely,
> -danny

IIRC games/freebsd-games does exactly what you're talking about.

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