On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 02:28:49PM -0400, fbsd wrote:
> I for one think the port/package collection has already grown to
> large to handle in it's present state.
I suspect you are in the minority here.
> Users are consuming massive bandwidth to download and it
> consumes a very large chunk of disk space.
No, a snapshot of the ports tree is only about 30 Mb.
I think you'll find cvsup's bandwidth usage is pretty minimal.
Disk space is cheap. The ports tree decompresses to about 210 Mb.
That's less than 0.01% of a modern ~$100 average-sized 80 Gb hard drive
supplied with most desktop PCs.
> Saying nothing about the wasted resources consumed to back it up
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