Portsnap vs cvsup

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Mon Mar 15 17:10:33 UTC 2010

What is the difference between using portsnap and cvsupping a ports supfile?  The last time I really used FreeBSD was several years ago, but it seems that portsnap has replaced "cvsup ports-supfile".  What exactly is the difference between the two?  What makes portsnap the better option?

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