Has the port collection become to large to handle.

David J Brooks daeg at houston.rr.com
Mon May 15 19:19:13 UTC 2006

On Monday 15 May 2006 13:08, Scot Hetzel wrote:

> What I do is setup a cron job that uses cvsup to download the cvs
> repository either daily or every 3-4 hours.  Then on my build system,
> I update both /usr/ports and /usr/src.   Then I NFS export /usr/ports,
> /usr/ports/distfiles, /usr/obj, and /usr/src to my other systems.  If
> all of the systems are the same (i386), then I buildworld and
> buildkernel on the build system and use the result to install on the
> other systems.  Same goes for ports, as you could build all the
> packages on the build system, then install the packages on the other
> systems.

Aha! This is how I've been doing it, more or less. But I forgot to 
export /usr/obj. Hopefully this tidbit of info will be the fix I need to get 
my laptop up and working correctly. Thanks for the post!

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