building a distribution server

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sat Apr 5 08:23:16 UTC 2008

Wojciech Puchar wrote:

>> the biggest slow down is the downloading of files.  just sitting watching
>> things i would say 70% of the time is downloading files.  is there a way
>> where i can build a distribution server that has everything i could 
>> possibly
> make fetch-recursive in every port you wan'tto install

   portupgrade -FrRa

will fetch the vast majority of distfiles you'll need in one shot.
Probably all of them unless you start changing port OPTIONS or you're
using restricted download stuff like java/jdk16



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