Building ports with sorces on a local mirror?
stanb at panix.com
Sat Aug 26 21:01:41 UTC 2006
On Sat, Aug 26, 2006 at 03:53:36PM -0500, Josh Paetzel wrote:
> On Saturday 26 August 2006 15:35, Chris Knipe wrote:
> > Look at the cvs-mirror port...
> > Regards,
> > Chris.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "stan" <stanb at panix.com>
> > To: "Free BSD Questions list" <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> > 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?
> 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
True, but at least it's automated (with the perl based mirror script).
> The MASTER_SITES environment variable is probably what you want. man
> ports for the details.
OK, Ill check that out.
Unix is very simple, but it takes a genius to understand the simplicity.
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