>----- Original Message ---- >From: cpghost <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >To: Andrew Gould <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >Cc: FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Sent: Wednesday, July 4, 2007 6:56:34 PM >Subject: Re: If cvsup's a no-go, will copying work? > >Andrew Gould wrote: >> I received permission to install a *nix at work. I installed FreeBSD 6.2; >> but I am unable to cvsup >successfully. I've tried the various modes. I've >> even tried nesting it in a Python script that tries to get >authorization >> through a proxy -- it didn't help, but was worth a try. >> >> I really, really, really want to get past the xorg 7* issue before I have a >> lot of applications installed. >> >> If a computer at home is up-to-date, can I: >> >> 1. Delete /usr/src/*, /usr/ports/* and /usr/doc/* from the work computer; >> and >> >> 2. copy the /usr/src/*, /usr/ports/* and /usr/doc/* from the home computer? >> >> Is it as simple as that? >> > >On more thing. I usually csup /usr/src, /usr/ports and /usr/doc on one >machine, and then rsync those directories to a lot of other machines >on an internal network. Works like a charm, and conserves bandwidth >too.
rsync! (doh) and rsync works through ssh! Beautiful! Thanks. > >> Thanks, >> >> Andrew >> > >cpghost. > >-- >Cordula's Web. http://www.cordula.ws/ Andrew Gould _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"