> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Lahaye [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2003 9:18 AM
> Subject: Why does cvsup + supfile delete all my ports ?
> (Only the "tag" has changed from "RELENG_4" to the dot ".").
> This works; well, at least the ports are not deleted, but updated.
> But updated to what?
> Why can I not use the RELENG_4 for my 4.8 ports selection?
> Will the dot update my ports to the ports of 5.x series?
> If so, will that cause trouble for my 4.8 system?
> What should I do to safely update my ports?

Leave it as the dot. If you want to have a single supfile that handles ports and 
source, you can say something like:

*default host=cvsup2.freebsd.org
*default prefix=/usr
*default base=/usr
*default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4
*default delete use-rel-suffix
*default compress
ports-all tag=.

This may be explained in the sample supfiles in /usr/share/examples/cvsup, I am not 

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