CVSUP del INDEX file in ports

Daniel Bye freebsd-questions at
Tue Jan 18 04:59:23 PST 2005

On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 10:48:28PM +1000, Warren wrote:
> is there a particular reason why the ports INDEX file is del each time cvsup 
> is run and then re-d/l in a portupgrade ?

Because it's almost certainly quicker to download a new copy from FreeBSD 
than it is to let your ports system build it anew.


Daniel Bye

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