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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>‘Portsnap fetch extract’  ??<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> testing-bounces@lists.pcbsd.org [mailto:testing-bounces@lists.pcbsd.org] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Tigersharke .<br><b>Sent:</b> Wednesday, December 14, 2011 4:42 PM<br><b>To:</b> PC-BSD Testing list<br><b>Subject:</b> [PC-BSD Testing] ports tree auto-update<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Howdy,.,<br><br>A conversation on IRC lead to this thought..<br><br>Currently when a new system is installed, the ports tree (and source) are pulled from the install media, and it is unpacked from a tarball.<br><br>What I propose, is that the above happens as usual, however:  (contingent upon network/repo access)<o:p></o:p></p><ul type=disc><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'>at first boot or first login, the system updater does a check on the ports tree and updates it (*if* the ports tree was added during install).<o:p></o:p></li><li class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'>could system source be 'sketched in' and then obtained at first boot/login?<o:p></o:p></li></ul><p class=MsoNormal>With this arrangement, the ports tree is not stale and its freshness is not so tied to the release date of the media.  Things like EasyPBI (especially once it is available as a PBI itself) will then be able to work on the latest ports.<br><br>Thanks for your time and interest!<o:p></o:p></p></div></body></html>