portmaster best practices

Victor Sudakov vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Wed Jan 25 09:29:46 UTC 2012

Volodymyr Kostyrko wrote:

> NO_BACKUP means don't create a temporary package when deleting 
> something. This is unsuitable for me as /usr/ports in my network is 
> distributed via NFS ro.

I also share /usr/ports via NFS ro, but I have defined
PACKAGES=/var/tmp/packages in portmaster.rc to store backups of
deleted packages, just in case.


Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru

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