ports INDEX file

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com
Fri Jul 23 01:33:47 UTC 2010

Tim Daneliuk wrote:
> 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.
>> _______________________________________________
> You can use 'csup' to get the ports tree down.  You'll find the
> relevant config file (assuming you installed the source tree) at:
>     /usr/src/share/examples/cvsup
Not interested in the ports tree. Just the INDEX file

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