Using portsnap after sysinstall

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Apr 12 17:21:14 UTC 2007

On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 12:29:54PM -0400, alex at wrote:

> What I'd really like to be able to do is used portsnap, which seems 
> like a great tool, but preserve all of the information about my 
> existing packages. I have no idea if I can just wipe out my old 
> /usr/ports and run "portsnap extract" (I've already run "portsnap 
> fetch"), or if doing so would break my ports DB, dependencies, or 
> something else I'm not familiar with.

No, that is safe.  No existing configuration is recorded inside

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