On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 01:25:33PM -0600, Scott K. Benolkin wrote: > For CVSuping a ports tree (e.g., the ports distribution from a release CD) > for the first time (i.e., no preexisting checkouts file), section 4.3 of > Salvo Bartolotta's "CVSup Advanced Points" article > (http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/cvsup-advanced/article > .html) > recommends, "you should specify a date as close as possible to that of > `shipping' of your ports tree." It's easy enough to do this roughly, but > I'm curious if anyone knows an "official" (or at least surefire) way to > easily and precisely determine the "shipping" date of a ports tree > (realizing that the "date" keyword will specify a time down to the second). > I'm not trying to say this is essential, but if there's a best practice, > I'd like to know.
cvsup to the tag of the release you are installing. See the handbook for information about cvsup tags. Kris
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