On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 09:01:15PM +0000, Daniela wrote: > On Monday 07 June 2004 19:35, Kris Kennaway wrote: > > On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 07:14:34PM +0000, Daniela wrote: > > > On Monday 07 June 2004 17:28, Tim Traver wrote: > > > > Hi all, > > > > Is there a way to do a quick update of a particular port directory > > > > ??? I don't necessarily want to do the portupgrade, but just get the > > > > latest port files for a particular port. > > > > Right now, if i want to make sure the ports are up to date, I have > > > > to use sysinstall to download the entire port collection, which takes > > > > forever... > > > > Am I missing a quick utility to just check and make sure I have the > > > > latest port files for one at a time ? > > > > > > You could use CVSup to update just the directories you want, and you can > > > also put this into the system crontab to periodically run it. That's > > > pretty convenient. > > > > You _will_ run into problems if you only update parts of the ports > > collection. > > Well, I didn't mean upgrading of just one or two directories, but rather > skipping directories such as the japanese ports if you don't speak japanese. > Almost no ports depend on things in language-specific directories (at least > not the ones I have installed).
OK, but you still can't do some things like build an index because some things do still depend on those ports you're not upgrading. Kris
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