I just recently started using portsnap in lieu of cvsup on my ports
tree for FreeBSD-6.0-RELEASE. I thought it was supposed to be more
efficient than cvsup, but I'm finding it to be worse. I followed the
directions from the Handbook that say to run "portsnap fetch update"
to update the ports tree (assuming it's already been set up
previously, which I did a couple weeks ago)... but when the fetch
finished, it told me that I needed to "run extract before update".
Unfortunately, extract takes forever to run, so this is much worse
than running cvsup.
Am I doing something wrong? I thought I was following the directions
in the Handbook. I ran extract the first time I did it, before
running update, why do I need to run it again?
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