ports INDEX file

Tim Daneliuk tundra at tundraware.com
Fri Jul 23 01:27:04 UTC 2010

On 7/22/2010 8:20 PM, Fbsd8 wrote:
> I have a pristine install  of 8.0.
> There is no /usr/ports directory yet.
> I am trying to use the "portcheckout" port and the "porteasy" port to
> just populate the ports tree with only the ports I use.
> Problem is in both cases the above ports require an existing INDEX file
> to process and since I have none they don't work.
> How can I just download the ports INDEX file?
> Portsnap is not a solution.
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You can use 'csup' to get the ports tree down.  You'll find the
relevant config file (assuming you installed the source tree) at:


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