backup for /var/db/ports
freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Mon Oct 17 04:33:38 UTC 2011
On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 11:27:03AM +0700, Eugene Grosbein wrote:
> 17.10.2011 10:13, Doug Barton ?????:
> > On 10/14/2011 17:48, Oleg Ginzburg wrote:
> >> Hi
> >> With /etc/periodic/daily/220.backup-pkgdb I would also suggest backing up
> >> /var/db/ports dir
> > I'm curious as to the reason for doing this. The options are easy to
> > recreate, and not particularly dynamic.
> How do you recreate them without backup after N years passed? :-)
And who's to say that all of the WITH and WITHOUT knobs for that port
will remain the same after N years passed? Or that there aren't others
added/removed by then?
I do see the justification in what you want, however.
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