Problems with portsdb -Uu on FreeBSD 6.3

Sean Cavanaugh millenia2000 at
Mon Sep 8 23:43:53 UTC 2008

From: "perikillo" <perikillo at>
Sent: Monday, September 08, 2008 7:25 PM
To: "FreeBSD Mailing List" <freebsd-questions at>
Subject: Re: Problems with portsdb -Uu on FreeBSD 6.3

>  I supposes that "portsnap extract" have to run just once, latter u have 
> to
> just run  portsnap fetch && portsnap update?
>  Sean, u say that I better mix cvsup + portsnap?
>  This is normal? This would not broke my tree?
>   Right now I already run cvsup and is running portsdb -Uu, I will let u
> know what happend, thanks!!!

I've never fully trusted portsnap. I do run portsnap fetch before every 
portupgrade but I always follow it up with CVSUP and I usually find some 
more files that get changed anyway. 

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