Cronjob Cvsup -> What?
mueller6724 at bellsouth.net
Mon Jan 28 15:02:24 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?
RW <rwmaillists at googlemail.com> responded:
> 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.
You miss my point. The intent was not to mix portsnap and svn but to use svn
in a separate location, /usr/ports as opposed to the present /BETA1/usr/ports,
with the intent to switch to svn.
Of course, I realize I'd have to update at least three etc/make.conf files:
hard drive installation, USB stick amd64 and USB stick i386.
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