Thanks, was reading the handbook and got it confused with updating src.

>>> Jez Hancock <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 02/12/04 11:21AM >>>
On Thu, Feb 12, 2004 at 11:08:30AM -0600, Joe Stuart wrote:
> I'm running freebsd 4.8 and trying to use cvsup to update my ports
tree.
> My supfile contains.
> 
> *default tag=RELENG_4_8
> *default host=cvsup9.freebsd.org
> *default prefix=/usr
> *default release=cvs delete use-rel-suffix compress
> 
> ports-all
> 
> But when I run it it deleted about %90 of my ports.  
> Any help is appreciated.

You need to change the tag line to read:

*default tag=.

Your best bet is to use the sample supfile here:

/usr/share/examples/cvsup/ports-supfile

which has lots of useful comments in it.

HTH.

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