How to check out ports

Kevin Oberman kob6558 at
Tue Oct 2 17:29:04 UTC 2012

On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 9:41 AM, Stephen Montgomery-Smith
<stephen at> wrote:
> On 10/02/12 11:23, Paul Schmehl wrote:
>> Are we supposed to be using cvs or svn to check out ports now?  If cvs,
>> I'm getting prompted for a password which fails.
> I think you are supposed to use *csup* or svn.  But use svn - it is easy,
> and csup is going to be phased out very soon.

I suggest that use of csup (or cvsup) is at least unofficially
deprecated as the EOL for the capability to use it is just a few
months away. I think the you are supposed to use svn or portsnap.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
E-mail: kob6558 at

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