cvs as port's download source
neuhauser at sigpipe.cz
Sat Mar 26 04:53:14 PST 2005
# kris at obsecurity.org / 2005-03-25 18:55:48 -0800:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 08:35:40AM +0100, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> > # use-reply-to at gnezdov.net / 2005-03-25 06:40:39 +0000:
> > > Does it make sense to create a FreeBSD port with download location
> > > beeing CVS tree at some particular day?
> > You mean instead of fetching a tarball from MASTER_SITES it would
> > check out a working copy from a particular date, and build that?
> > There are / were several ports that do exactly this.
> It's not a good idea, because e.g. anyone behind a firewall will be
> unable to fetch this port.
People behind firewalls managed by anal administrators aren't able
to use cvsup either, so this is IMO a moot point.
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