On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 09:45:11AM -0800, Kent Stewart wrote: > On Wednesday 04 February 2004 09:26 am, stan wrote: > > On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 08:48:06AM -0800, Kent Stewart wrote: > > > On Wednesday 04 February 2004 07:42 am, Randy Grafton wrote: > > > > You can use the refuse file to omit branches. I've attached my > > > > cvsupfile and my refuse file to give you an idea as to how this > > > > works. I placed my cvsupfile in /usr/local/etc and the refuse > > > > file goes in /user/local/etc/sup. I then call cvsup -g -L 2 > > > > /usr/local/etc/cvsupfile. The directory locations are based on > > > > the settings within the cvsupfile. > > > > > > The problem is that when you add this refuses, you can no longer > > > use portupgrade because building INDEX will most likely fail and > > > the resulting INDEX.db will be close to useless. > > > > ARGH! So I have to use up (albiet not a huge amount) of disk space > > holding these unwanted ports, just to allow portupgrade (which I > > can't live wihtout) to work? I do a portdb -Uu after every cvsup run > > if that maters. > > How many MBs are you going to save versus how much trouble you are going > to create. The time and money to get around the problem is your choice. > I think refusing a large number of ports is comparable to not building > sendmail and then finding out that you aren't getting output from your > cron jobs.
Well, on machines with 2G drives, every byt counts :-) -- "They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." -- Benjamin Franklin _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"