Portsnap -- update claims "up to date" but it's not.
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Wed Dec 26 00:05:52 PST 2007
Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Dec 2007, Jay Chandler wrote:
>> 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 2007.
>>> 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.
> Shouldn't I just need one of the two?
Nope. fetch fetches the latest snapshot; update unpacks it. extract
does the ENTIRE snapshot again, but that's generally not needed after
the first time.
Jay Chandler / KB1JWQ
Living Legend / Systems Exorcist
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