keeping ports up to date on two personal machines

Anthony Philipp philipp1 at
Sun Jun 19 17:08:01 GMT 2005

On Sun, Jun 19, 2005 at 05:31:03PM +1200, Jonathan Chen wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 18, 2005 at 06:07:08PM -0500, Anthony Philipp 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? I understand I could run a private
> > cvsup server, but for two machines this seems a little excessive.
> > Any suggestions or problems with this idea?
> It would be easier (and faster) to build the stuff on the faster machine
> and create packages off it to give to the slower box.
> Check out "pkg_create -b".

Alright I will keep this in mind. Thanks for the tip.

Anthony Philipp

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