On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 04:40:32PM -0500, Peggy Wilkins wrote: > 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?
The first time you run portsnap: # portsnap fetch # portsnap extract Subsequent usage: # portsnap fetch update Did you run `extract' after your original `fetch'? Cheers, Jason _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"