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Date:      Mon, 11 Jan 2021 10:01:37 +0300
From:      Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo@gmail.com>
To:        Vasily Postnicov <shamaz.mazum@gmail.com>
Cc:        LuMiWa <lumiwa@dismail.de>, FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: github ports
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On Sun, 10 Jan 2021 at 21:50, Vasily Postnicov <shamaz.mazum@gmail.com>
wrote:

> There is no "git update" command
>
> At first delete the old port tree, then from /usr do
>  "git clone git://github.com/freebsd/freebsd-ports ports". From /usr/ports
> run "make index" or "make fetchindex".
>
> To update the tree do "git pull" from /usr/ports and then again "make
> fetchindex"


git clone https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd-ports ports # use HTTPS
instead of GIT as you're likely to get permission errors. I don't know why,
but https worked for me.


-- 
Best regards,
Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
Nairobi,KE
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"Oh, the cruft.", grep ^[^#] :-)



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