Where can I find a list of the cvsup tags for ports?

Kent Stewart kstewart at owt.com
Wed Feb 4 08:48:45 PST 2004

On Wednesday 04 February 2004 07:42 am, Randy Grafton wrote:
> You can use the refuse file to omit branches. I've attached my
> cvsupfile and my refuse file to give you an idea as to how this
> works. I placed my cvsupfile in /usr/local/etc and the refuse file
> goes in /user/local/etc/sup. I then call cvsup -g -L 2
> /usr/local/etc/cvsupfile. The directory locations are based on the
> settings within the cvsupfile.

The problem is that when you add this refuses, you can no longer use 
portupgrade because building INDEX will most likely fail and the 
resulting INDEX.db will be close to useless.


> -Randy
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of stan
> Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 8:21 AM
> To: Free BSD Questions list
> Subject: Where can I find a list of the cvsup tags for ports?
> I want to omit some of the ports from my cvsup run. I've always used
> the ports-all tag, but these days there a a good many non English
> language ports that only use space on my disks.
> I would like to limit the collections. Probably by excluding certain
> ports subtags, rather than explicitly including the ones I want, as I
> think this would be more robust relative to future additions.
> Where can I find a list? And what's the syntax of the exclude
> statement?

Kent Stewart
Richland, WA


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