On Tuesday 22 June 2004 07:05 pm, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > hello all, > > Connecting to cvsup.ca.FreeBSD.org > Connected to cvsup.ca.FreeBSD.org > Server software version: SNAP_16_1e > Negotiating file attribute support > Exchanging collection information > Establishing multiplexed-mode data connection > Running > Updating collection ports-all/cvs > Checkout ports/INDEX <<<<<<< how is this different > from... > > # portsdb -Uu <<<<<<< ...this? > > i'm not sure i have a firm grasp of why i do both. are they > complimentary or redundant steps? could someone please clarify or > point me to right set of docs? > > > hello ken, > > thought that you might be able to help because of your reply on > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports/2004-June/013223.htm >l
The only port I refuse is ports/INDEX[-5] for just this reason. You are building a new INDEX with portsdb -U and then spending a lot of time downloading an old version the next time you cvsup. Kent > > thanks, > epi > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- Kent Stewart Richland, WA http://users.owt.com/kstewart/index.html _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"