[solved]: to move csup 90 to subversion 91rc
levitch at iglou.com
Mon Sep 3 19:46:16 UTC 2012
On Mon, 3 Sep 2012, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 03/09/2012 19:00, Darrel wrote:
>> Could I then run:
>> svn co svn://svn.freebsd.org/ports/releng/[ 91 9.1] /usr/ports/
>> or | and
>> svn co svn://svn.freebsd.org/ports/stable/9 /usr/ports/ ?
> Why don't you try it and see? All you'll get is an error message
> essentially saying 'file not found.'
After reading so many of your intelligent posts, then I typically default
to believing in your methods.
To get svn:// to work then the fileserver, i.e., -fbsd9 and at the moment
becoming -fbsd91 required service svn added outbound in pf.conf. The
gateway is -obsd51 and needed the port number out in pf.conf, since svn is
not included in /etc/services. :)
> Simply put, there isn't a path ports/releng/9.1 or ports/stable/9 in
> the FreeBSD SVN repository. Look here if you don't believe me:
> Click on 'ports' and look at the subdirectories under there.
> The *only* bit of the SVN repository that follows the branching
> structure you seem so enamoured of is base -- the system sources.
> Get that clear in your head, and you will have a much better time of it.
The releases seem neat to me because fbsd reports to have security
officers tracking the specified version. I am not necessarily enamoured
with it. I have followed -stable and -current before.
I can use portsnap as before, or experiment. I might try:
svn co svn://svn.freebsd.org/ports /usr/ports
I probably know everything for my purposes at this point.
As the fileserver is building, some of the points seem obvious now.
Thanks to you and Lowell.
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