Building ports with sorces on a local mirror?

Chris Knipe savage at
Sat Aug 26 20:38:10 UTC 2006

Look at the cvs-mirror port...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "stan" <stanb at>
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Sent: Saturday, August 26, 2006 10:15 PM
Subject: Building ports with sorces on a local mirror?

> I'm in the process of seting up to build a fair number of machines behind 
> a
> very restrictive firewall (and besides that the outbound link is very
> slow).
> What I have in mind is setting up a machine using mirror software to 
> create
> a local mirror of the FreeBSD site, including the distfiles for the ports
> tree.
> Is thee a way to get the ports build system to look for distfiles on this
> local mirror?
> -- 
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> (Dennis Ritchie)
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