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Date:      Mon, 30 Dec 2019 14:12:50 +0000
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <>
To:        Manish Jain <>
Cc:        "" <>
Subject:   Re: Why does my ports tree not get updated ?
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On Mon, 30 Dec 2019 10:36:24 +0000
Manish Jain <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Every time after I install FreeBSD, I run 'portsnap fetch extract' to 
> create the ports directory.
> But after a few days, my ports dir and the latest ports dir begin to 
> differ and the latest changes
> in the latest ports dir do not reflect in my ports hierarchy even after 
> I run 'portsnap update'.

	You need to run portsnap fetch before running portsnap update (or
portsnap extract). The convenient way to use portsnap is portsnap auto
which will fetch and either extract or update as appropriate.

> What am I doing wrong on account of which my ports hierarchy is not in 
> sync with the latest changes ?

	By the looks of it not 'fetch'ing the updates.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <>

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