Why does portsdb -Uu run so long?
xnooby at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 23:18:50 PST 2006
> It just does, after you cvsup new ports cd into /usr/ports and type
> make fetchindex. what way is the "old foolproof way"?
Here is how I update my system (without using a 'make fetchindex')
cvsup -g -L 2 /root/stable-supfile
shutdown -r now
portversion -l "<"
It takes forever, but it works everytime. Everything else I've ever tried
has always had some kind of error, and I never know what they mean or what I
Maybe by never doing a fetchindex, I've never really updated my system, and
thats why its never had a problem, lol. That would be embarassing.
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