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Date:      Thu, 05 Jul 2007 01:53:41 +0200
From:      cpghost <cpghost@cordula.ws>
To:        Andrew Gould <andrewgould@yahoo.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: If cvsup's a no-go, will copying work?
Message-ID:  <468C3305.5020401@cordula.ws>
In-Reply-To: <253689.59522.qm@web35313.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
References:  <253689.59522.qm@web35313.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

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Andrew Gould wrote:
> I received permission to install a *nix at work.  I installed FreeBSD 6.2; but I am unable to cvsup successfully.  I've tried the various modes.  I've even tried nesting it in a Python script that tries to get authorization through a proxy -- it didn't help, but was worth a try.
>
> I really, really, really want to get past the xorg 7* issue before I have a lot of applications installed.
>
> If a computer at home is up-to-date, can I:
>
> 1.  Delete /usr/src/*,  /usr/ports/* and /usr/doc/* from the work computer; and
>
> 2.  copy the /usr/src/*,  /usr/ports/* and /usr/doc/* from the home computer?
>
> Is it as simple as that?
>   

Yes, it is! They are all just source files. It doesn't matter
whether you got them via csup, portsnap, or dropped them
there from a tar ball...

Remember to compile the sources, and install ports @work
though... ;-)

> Andrew
>   

-cpghost.

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