At 11:09 PM 4/12/2006, you wrote:
question on ..... ports collection. I read in the handbook that the cvsup tag for the ports-* collection should be ".". "In particular, use only tag=. for the ports-* collections."

As I understand it, there is no "most recent version of port that still works with my very old FBSD version". You either get the ports snapshot that was out at the same time your release was released. Or you get the *most* recent version of the port, with no guarantee it will work on an exceedingly old FBSD version.

In any case, don't screw with cvsup for ports; look into portsnap. It's included in 6.x and available in ports for older releases. It's easier, faster, and lower bandwidth.

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