On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 8:08 PM, Tom Worster <f...@thefsb.org> wrote:
> 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? As far as i see things no it makes no sense to install the ports tree from CD. I have never installed ports from CD because all the computers running freebsd have an internet connection and the first thing i do is to fetch the updated ports tree. a great day, v > > > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"