If cvsup's a no-go, will copying work?
andrewgould at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 5 00:50:11 UTC 2007
>----- Original Message ----
>From: cpghost <cpghost at cordula.ws>
>To: Andrew Gould <andrewgould at yahoo.com>
>Cc: FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, July 4, 2007 6:56:34 PM
>Subject: Re: If cvsup's a no-go, will copying work?
>Andrew Gould wrote:
>> I received permission to install a *nix at work. I installed FreeBSD 6.2; but I am unable to cvsup >successfully. I've tried the various modes. I've even tried nesting it in a Python script that tries to get >authorization through a proxy -- it didn't help, but was worth a try.
>> I really, really, really want to get past the xorg 7* issue before I have a lot of applications installed.
>> If a computer at home is up-to-date, can I:
>> 1. Delete /usr/src/*, /usr/ports/* and /usr/doc/* from the work computer; and
>> 2. copy the /usr/src/*, /usr/ports/* and /usr/doc/* from the home computer?
>> Is it as simple as that?
>On more thing. I usually csup /usr/src, /usr/ports and /usr/doc on one
>machine, and then rsync those directories to a lot of other machines
>on an internal network. Works like a charm, and conserves bandwidth
rsync! (doh) and rsync works through ssh! Beautiful!
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