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 -- The Mafia way is that we pursue larger goals under the guise of personal relationships. Fisheye _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"