On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 10:27 AM, Joachim Rosenfeld
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> My usual workflow with the ports tree (and to a lesser extent, /usr/src)
>  goes something like this:
>
>     1. download ports/src tree from cdrom/ftp site (usually done once)
>
>     2. use csup to update to HEAD
>
>     3. build
>
>  The problem is step 2. It takes a very long time for csup to apply the
>  latest changes from the cvsup servers to the tree, even if my previous
>  csup session was only the previous day.
>
>  IMO, something like rsync would be *way* faster for this task. I know
>  csup is CVS-tags aware and such, but 99% of the time, I'm just tracking
>  HEAD.
>
>  Would it be a good idea to setup a server that does nothing but
>  csup/cvsup ports, HEAD, and RELENG_7_0, and make that available via
>  rsync? It could be done frequently enough (maybe every 15 minutes) such
>  that most users would be fine with everything but the last 15 minutes.
>
>  Has anyone done something like this already?
>
>  thanks,
>  joe

man portsnap



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