Cronjob Cvsup -> What?

RW rwmaillists at
Sun Jan 27 15:05:44 UTC 2013

On Sun, 27 Jan 2013 08:22:02 -0500
Thomas Mueller wrote:

> I've always used "portsnap fetch update" after the initial "portsnap
> fetch" and "portsnap extract".  What would be the adverse side effect
> of using svn instead?

In general it's best to avoid mixing update tools unless you fully
understand all the corner cases and know it's safe. 

The most significant  problem is they can lose track of what files
need to be deleted, which can lead to obsolete patch files being left
in the tree. One of the functions of "portsnap extract" is to eliminate
extra files in port directories to avoid this problem.

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