On 12/18/08 12:12 PM, "Daniel Bye" <danie...@slightlystrange.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 04:41:22PM +0100, Pieter Donche wrote: >> >> So since it's faster and doesn't delete user generated files, >> upgrade is always to be preferred over extract, right? > > Yes. As RW has already noted, extract will replace the entire ports tree > with the pristine version in portsnap's archive. so if one plans to do portsnap fetch; portsnap extract after installing freebsd from a release CD on a new machine, there's no point in installing the ports collection from the CD using sysinstall? _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"