Jud wrote: > On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 15:37:55 -0400, "Jesse Guardiani" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > said: >> Jud wrote: > [snip] >> > If you cvsup the ports tree, you can choose to install from either >> > ports or packages. >> >> >> Do you run a cvsuped ports tree? I used to run one last year, and I could >> never install from a package because the ports tree was in a constant >> state >> of flux. > > I'm probably just being thick, but I'm not sure what cvsup-ing the ports > has to do with availability/installability of packages. What have you > read in the Handbook or elsewhere that gives you the impression one would > interfere with the other?
Maybe we're both being thick. :) I install my packages via portupgrade -NP, which tends to rely on the port system, AFAIK. What do you use? /stand/sysinstall? >> What does your cvsup config file look like? > > It's just the ports-supfile copied from /usr/share/examples/cvsup. > >> How often do you run it? > > About once every week or two. I used to run mine every night via cron, and I could never get a package installed because one never existed on ftp.freebsd.org. I'm under the impression that packages are only built/provided for release versions of FreeBSD. -- Jesse Guardiani, Systems Administrator WingNET Internet Services, P.O. Box 2605 // Cleveland, TN 37320-2605 423-559-LINK (v) 423-559-5145 (f) http://www.wingnet.net _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"