A question about using portsnanp to upgrade ports tree
steve at sliderule.demon.co.uk
Fri Jun 17 05:44:36 UTC 2016
On 16/06/2016 10:30, Nan Xiao wrote:
> Hi all,
> Greetings from me! I have a question about using portsnap.
> After reading Using the Ports Collection in handbook, per my understanding, if /usr/ports/* is not empty
> after installing FreeBSD:
> /usr/ports # ls
> .arcconfig Mk audio distfiles hebrew multimedia print x11
> .gitignore README benchmarks dns hungarian net russian x11-clocks
> I only need to use "portsnanp fetch update" to upgrade ports tree, no necessary to do "portsnanp fetch extract".
> Is my understanding right? Thanks very much in advance!
> Best Regards
> Nan Xiao (肖楠)
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you need to run 'portsnap fetch update' once only to populate the ports.
Thereafter, run 'portsnap fetch update' to keep them up to date.
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