Ports cvs deprecation warning
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:
> 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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