On Friday 06 October 2006 15:14, Chris wrote: > I've been doing is then running portsnap fetch update to apply > patches to the ports. In doing so, I've not seen recompilations take > place and remained somewhat fuzzy as to whether I was merely > retrieving snapshots of source for whatever is in /usr/ports or if in
You aren't even doing that. The ports tree is just a set of recipes that tells the ports system how to get hold of the source and build the software automatically. When you run portsnap or cvsup (with a ports supfile) you are simply updating those recipes. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"