How to handle 'local' ports/packages?

Alex Zbyslaw xfb52 at
Thu Apr 6 11:28:56 UTC 2006

freebsd-questions at wrote:

>Ok, that's fine, but how can I have a port on my system that isn't in the
>ports tree available to the world? I mean, won't anything I add to my local
>tree be deleted by cvsup'ing?
cvsup won't delete things you add, but I believe portsnap does.

I have a whole new port, and local patches for another in my /usr/ports 
tree and they just stay there.



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