make index

Donald J. O'Neill donaldjoneill at
Tue Jan 24 15:50:11 PST 2006

What version of FreeBSD are you using. It can make a difference as to 
which way want to you go. If you are using 6.0, you can use portsnap, 
which is so much faster than anything else, it's laughable. I only use 
cvsup for updating src.


On Tuesday 24 January 2006 13:01, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> After running CVSup, I've seen people build their "index" via
> cd /usr/ports
> make index
> # wait a frickin' long time
> What is the index, and does it really require rebuilding after each
> CVSup?
> Thanks,
> Mike

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