Ports question ....

William A. Mahaffey III wam at hiwaay.net
Thu Aug 28 22:05:59 UTC 2014

On 08/28/14 15:31, Andrew Berg wrote:
> On 2014.08.28 15:16, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> I think that is what I am asking .... To be more precise, how often
>> should I check to see if it is updated, weekly, monthly, other .... I
>> guess that is the nub of the question ....
> The ports tree is updated whenever someone makes a commit to update/fix a port,
> or to update/fix the ports infrastructure. Given its size, this means frequency
> is on the order of minutes. Portsnap and Subversion will both list any changes
> you pull in when you update your copy.
> http://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/?sortby=date#dirlist
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Is there a way to get the list of changes since I last pulled it down 
w/o actually doing the download ? That way, if nothing I needed was 
upgraded, I could spend the time elsewhere ....


	William A. Mahaffey III


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