portsnap and updates using cron

Will Maier willmaier at ml1.net
Wed Aug 31 16:28:06 GMT 2005

On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 04:08:46PM +0200, martin hudec wrote:
> First, I tell my custom script (with environment set by PATH=) to
> call portsnap fetch && portsnap update, but he is unable to fetch
> anything at all, therefore I started to use portsnap cron and I
> hoped to be able to fetch it.

So what happens when you run:
    # /usr/local/sbin/portsnap fetch
    # /usr/local/sbin/portsnap update

on the command line? Your portsnap.conf seems like it might be
missing the GPG keyprint for the update distributor. I wonder what
errors you get. Have you ever run `portsnap extract`?


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