ports question

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at apropo.ro
Wed Apr 21 04:57:32 PDT 2004

On Wed, 21 Apr 2004 20:32:58 +1000
"sAndri Kok" <freebsd_list at hotmail.com> wrote:
>  Hi guys,
>  I got some questions about ports. Say If I have 2 identical machines.
>  1 machine running FreeBSD-4.8 and the other is running FreeBSD-5.2.1.
>  I run cvsup on both machines using the default ports supfile given in
>  /usr/share/examples/cvsup/ports-supfile which points to the same
>  cvsup mirror. Will I then get the same ports on both of the machines?

You will get the same ports skeleton (files in /usr/ports/*).

> Are there  newer aplications that cannot run on the 4.8 machine?


> And if I do get the  same ports, can I build it as a package on 1 machine
> and then install  it on the other?


$ diff /usr/ports/INDEX /usr/ports/INDEX-5

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