portmanager confusion

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Tue Mar 14 05:14:43 UTC 2006

>> -current as of two days ago.  i don't use portsnap because i use
>> cvsup and it is not clear to me that portsnap gets me more than
>> cvsup does, i.e. the ports tree.  am i missing something here?
> They both update the ports tree. The difference is the time needed to do 
> it.

in this case, my head time is more critical than the computer's time.
i can actually get some work done during the cvsup!  but i will try
to get around to catching up with more recent updating tools.

> I see by another post, that you've blown away the portsdb and are 
> rebuilding it. Good Luck. I hope that solves your problem.

it did!  <whew!>

thanks all for clue bat.  it feels much better.


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