Portsnap -- update claims "up to date" but it's not.
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Tue Dec 25 21:21:46 PST 2007
Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:
> Maybe I'm just doing this completely wrong:
> prime# portsnap update
> Ports tree is already up to date.
> prime# portsnap fetch
> Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 4 mirrors found.
> Fetching snapshot tag from portsnap3.FreeBSD.org... done.
> Fetching snapshot metadata... done.
> Updating from Mon Nov 12 18:16:16 EST 2007 to Tue Dec 25 21:36:54 EST
> Fetching 4 metadata patches... done.
> Applying metadata patches... done.
> Fetching 4 metadata files...
> [and so on]
> Am I using this thing wrong?
Yup. 'portsnap fetch update' is the command I use-- the reverse order
that you're using 'em in.
Jay Chandler / KB1JWQ
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