keeping ports up to date on two personal machines

Anthony Philipp philipp1 at
Sun Jun 19 17:05:48 GMT 2005

On Sun, Jun 19, 2005 at 02:13:58AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> 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.

You mean the work directories such as /usr/ports/net/gaim/work? Or
did you mean a different work directory?

Anthony Philipp

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