best practices for private ports?
vd at FreeBSD.org
Mon Mar 6 22:27:32 PST 2006
On Mon, Mar 06, 2006 at 09:50:55AM -0500, Vivek Khera wrote:
> On Mar 6, 2006, at 2:06 AM, Vasil Dimov wrote:
> >Or create a script that calls portsnap and then restores your "local"
> >ports automatically, something like
> >cp -r /usr/ports-local/category/port /usr/ports/category/
> I'm probably gonna have to do something like that...
> but is "local" the preferred category? I have to manually force it
> on to VALID_CATEGORIES in my port. i don't see a pre-defined
> location for local private ports.
I meant that you copy your port from some private directory to the
appropriate directory in /usr/ports like
cp -r /home/joe/myport /usr/ports/astro/
> >Btw, have you tried playing with /usr/ports/.cvsignore?
> Not sure what that will buy me. What would be the goal of adding
> directories to it?
The goal is to prevent c[v]sup from deleting the directories you added
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