Building ports with sorces on a local mirror?
josh at tcbug.org
Sat Aug 26 20:53:42 UTC 2006
On Saturday 26 August 2006 15:35, Chris Knipe wrote:
> Look at the cvs-mirror port...
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> > 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?
The cvs-mirror port won't download the distfiles for all of the ports.
Depending on how 'slow' your link is that could be a very daunting
The MASTER_SITES environment variable is probably what you want. man
ports for the details.
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