On 5/20/07, Gerard <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
On Saturday May 19, 2007 at 06:04:51 (PM) Sergey Kovalev wrote:
> I'm going to try upgrading ports tree via portsnap tomorrow.
> I wonder is it safe to fetch changes via portsnap since I don't exactly
> know if there is great difference between csup and portsnap from Xorg
> upgrade perspective.

I just updated the ports tree via 'portsnap'. There is something like
3000+ patches. Read the 'UPDATING' file before updating. I am going to
wait a week before I do so as to avoid the inevitable bugs, etc. that
will crop up.

# portsnap fetch
Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org mirrors... using portsnap1.FreeBSD.org
Fetching snapshot tag... done.
Fetching snapshot metadata... done.
Updating from Thu May 17 03:05:14 MSD 2007 to Sun May 20 00:53:51 MSD 2007.
Fetching 1 metadata patches. done.
Applying metadata patches... done.
Fetching 0 metadata files... done.
Fetching 6178 patches.....

Talk about scalable algorithms :)
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