El día Tuesday, March 24, 2009 a las 10:07:14AM +0000, Bruce Cran escribió:
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 10:54:31AM +0100, Matthias Apitz wrote: > > > > Hello, > > > > I've updated FreeBSD in some VM from 7.0-REL to CURRENT (without any > > problem); but I'm unsure now how to bring the ports tree /usr/ports to > > CURRENT; > > > > normally in 7.0-REL I've used 'portsnap fetch update', but this will > > perhaps not bring the ports tree to CURRENT; I've read a lot the > > handbook about, but it is not clear for me; should I use CVS as well to > > bring the /usr/ports to CURRENT, or something else? > > > > The ports tree isn't versioned like /usr/src; 'portsnap fetch' will > always fetch the latest copy from cvs mainline, and the only way to go back to > a branch (e.g RELENG_5_5_0) is by using csup, which you would only > really want to do if you're using a release of FreeBSD which has gone > out of support, such as 5.x. What made me worry about this was reading http://www.freebsd.org/ports/index.html The Ports Collection supports the latest release on the FreeBSD-CURRENT and FreeBSD-STABLE branches.... I have now thrown away the /usr/ports which came from the 70R CDROM and did a # cvs checkout ports now, for example, ports/UPDATING is bleeding edge; Thx for your feedback in any case matthias -- Matthias Apitz Manager Technical Support - OCLC GmbH Gruenwalder Weg 28g - 82041 Oberhaching - Germany t +49-89-61308 351 - f +49-89-61308 399 - m +49-170-4527211 e <matthias.ap...@oclc.org> - w http://www.oclc.org/ http://www.UnixArea.de/ _______________________________________________ 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"