updating pc's to the same date/time

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 14:38:36 UTC 2009

On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 9:14 AM, Andrew Gould <andrewlylegould at gmail.com>wrote:

> I would like to do a fresh installation of FreeBSD 7.2 and then update
> it to the same state as another computer so I can transfer it's
> packages and have them in sync with the ports.  Is my understanding of
> the system correct in that all I have to do is:
> 1.  Copy /usr/src and /usr/ports to the new computer.
> 2.  Rebuild and install the kernel and "world".
> 3.  Copy and install the packages I created on the first computer.
> Thanks,
> Andrew
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There are many ways to accomplish this, but first there's no reason to cp
/usr/ports if you're going to do step 3.

Adam Vande More

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