Idea about the ports tree included in the release
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sun Nov 25 17:06:56 PST 2007
> On Fri, 23 Nov 2007 20:00:59 -0800
> Doug Barton <dougb at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> How hard would it be to include the c[v]sup checkouts file
>> with the tarball, and install it into some standard location? I think
>> that would greatly increase the utility of the tarball, since you
>> could start from there and immediately update to the latest version
>> without having to pull down the whole tree again.
> c[v]sup doesn't have to pull the whole tree again if it doesn't have a
> checkout file, it's just a kind of metadata cache that speeds things up
> and reduces the server load.
I think you dramatically misunderstand what I'm suggesting, and why it
would be beneficial.
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