2009/10/7 Daniel Bye <freebsd-questi...@slightlystrange.org> > On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 09:07:07PM -0400, Chris Hill wrote: > > On Wed, 7 Oct 2009, Olivier Nicole wrote: > > > > >Hi Chris, > > > > > >>The FreeBSD handbook section 4.5.1 describes several methods for > > >>obtaining the ports collection including CVSup, Portsnap, and > sysinstall. > > >> > > >>Section 4.5.1 also describes how to update the ports collection, but > > >>only for the CVSup and Portsnap methods. > > >> > > >>Q1: How do I update the ports collection after using sysinstall to > > >>obtain it? > > > > > >I cannot speak for postsnap, but for cvsup: > > > > csup works (almost?) the same as cvsup, and is in the base system > > nowadays. I used to install cvsup, but now I only install fastest_cvsup; > > it's just a utility to find the fastest server for you at the moment. > > > > >Some may correct me, but I use a file that contains: > > > > > >*default tag=. > > >*default host=cvsup2.jp.FreeBSD.org > > >*default base=/var/db > > >*default prefix=/usr > > >*default release=cvs > > >*default delete use-rel-suffix > > >*default compress > > >ports-all > > > > I do the same, and run csup as: > > > > csup -g -h `/usr/local/bin/fastest_cvsup -Q -c us` /etc/supfile.ports > > You can set > > SUPHOST= `/usr/local/bin/fastest_cvsup -Q -c us` > SUPFLAGS= -g > > in /etc/make.conf and save yourself some typing. > > Dan > you > -- > Daniel Bye > _ > ASCII ribbon campaign ( ) > - against HTML, vCards and X > - proprietary attachments in e-mail / \ >
the above way is good but this is the simplest as it requires no additional programs or editing csup -h cvsup.FreeBSD.org /usr/share/examples/cvsup/ports-supfile I use the following as its a bit faster csup -h cvsup.uk.FreeBSD.org /usr/share/examples/cvsup/ports-supfile you can obviously insert your own country code _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"