Ports cvs deprecation warning

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 08:32:14 UTC 2013

On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 4:31 PM, Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
>         Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2013 08:55:50 -0700 (MST)
>         From: Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com>
>         Given the upcoming cvs deprecation in a little over a month, how about
>         putting a reminder in /usr/ports/UPDATING now?
>         Mention that cvs mirrors will be going away and point to the portsnap
>         and svn update methods shown in the Handbook:
>         http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ports-using.html
> I probably missed something.
> Usually I do a minimal install,
> then pull the ports tree via csup,
> then install subversion, etc.
> If neither csup nor subversion are
> in base, then how do I get the ports
> tree in the first instance, if I
> forgot or intentionally didn't install
> ports as part of bsdinstall?
You would need to download the subversion package for your release and
install it.  Then use it to get the latest ports trees,


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