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Subject: Re: Ports Collection stalled?
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 22:51:14 +0000 (UTC)
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 by: Louis Epstein - Wed, 28 Apr 2021 22:51 UTC

Louis Epstein <le@top.put.com> wrote:
> Bob Eager <news0073@eager.cx> wrote:
>> On Thu, 15 Apr 2021 18:52:44 +0000, Matt wrote:
>>
>>> On mar. 13 avril 2021 (08:30),
>>> Louis Epstein <le@top.put.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>>> So what is the command line analogue to portsnap fetch update or svn
>>>>>> update
>>>>>>
>>>>>> that will update the ports tree,
>>>>>> and what preparatory step corresponds to svn checkout [URL] etc.?
>>>>>
>>>>> I still need this to update!
>>>
>>>> I did a major (58 item) pkg update but still need the command line
>>>> instructions for a new style port update!!
>>>
>>> portsnap(8) is not going away that soon (its still on 13.0-RELEASE).
>>>
>>> As for subversion, its frozen at r569609[1] so you'll need to use either
>>> devel/git or net/gitup in place of svn(1).
>>> The handbook has been updated and does have some basic git examples for
>>> the ports tree[2].
>>>
>>> [1] <https://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports?view=revision&revision=569609>
>>> [2]
>>> <https://docs.freebsd.org/en/books/handbook/ports/#ports-using-git-
>> method>
>>
>> I have been hearing that portsnap(8) is still being updated.
>>
>> I expect Louis will still have trouble.
>
> I haven't updated via portsnap for a while,I was using svn update.
>
> Although the www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook does
> not include the git-method section,I did find it on the above link,
> and since I already had a /usr/ports it wouldn't take it straight,
> but I created a /usr/ports/git directory and put the git version there,
> and a /usr/ports/pregit directory and moved the other subdirectories
> and housekeeping files of /usr/ports there.
>
> Not sure what I still need to do to get back to maintaining a local
> package repository via Synth.

Still needing the simple solution on this!!
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