[PC-BSD Testing] Long standing redundancy in ports

Terry Poulin bigboss1964 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 11:57:16 PDT 2008


What if the users network connection isn't working yet?

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 01:11, DragonFlier <dracheflieger at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know if this is feasible. Currently if we install the ports from CD
> it just copies over the ports tree/directory to the slice. If at any later
> time one wishes to update the ports tree you must either do it through the
> system manager or else do it on the command line. Either way, you have to
> fetch the current snapshot and then extract it, creating the various
> INDEXes.
>
>  If possible wouldn't it be better to install the latest ports snapshot to
> the slice, then run a portsnap extract against that so that it would create
> the ports tree and INDEXes initially on the install? I'm sure it would take
> a bit longer for the install but would save time later on.
>
> Just a thought.
>
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