keeping ports up to date on two personal machines

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Sat Jun 18 23:14:05 GMT 2005

On 2005-06-18 18:07, Anthony Philipp <philipp1 at> wrote:
> Hello guys,
> I just have a quick question. I have two FreeBSD-5.4-p2 machines,
> and instead of using cvsup on both machines to keep my ports up to
> date could I just rsync /usr/ports/ from the faster machine to the
> other one without any issues?

Certainly.  Just make you don't synchronize work/ subdirectories too,
if they contain prebuilt binaries that don't match the setup of the
destination machine.

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