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

stan stanb at panix.com
Thu Feb 5 16:50:00 PST 2004

On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 06:36:59PM -0600, Frank Knobbe wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-02-04 at 14:31, stan wrote:
> > I have a system that I have removed all teh non English language port
> > directories, and I run a cvsup _with_ a refuse file for these. Then I did a
> > portdb -Uu. This resulted in a fair number of complaints, but when I ran
> > portupgrade -aRr it hapilly took of running.
> > 
> > Granted this sytem only has 19 ports installed. But it seems to work. Am I
> > missing somehting hrere?
> Nope. I've been doing that too. I have non-english and unused ports
> commented out in my ports-supfile (ports-all commented out and
> individual ports are in), and also listed non-language ports in refuse.
> portupgrade runs fine. portdb complaints with a ton of error messages
> about dependencies missing etc, but all is well.
> The only gotcha I encountered is when new ports branches are added (i.e.
> port-dns). Since I list specific ports in my supfile, new ports are not
> caught automatically, which means the supfile needs occasional
> maintenance. That's about it. And you're right, it's a space saver on
> small drives :)

Thanks for the confirmation that it works on a more fully populated

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