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Date:      Fri, 28 May 2021 06:45:25 -0400
From:      Jerry <jerry@seibercom.net>
To:        User questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Updating /usr/ports
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On Thu, 27 May 2021 17:01:52 -0700, Kevin Oberman stated:
>If you are trying to replace portsnap, I think the answer is net/gitup.
>This only requires a single command,  "gitup ports", and you get your
>index updated along with updating all ports. I believe that the plan
>is to put gitup into the base system fairly soon. I have not looked at
>whether 14-current has gitup, yet.
>
>And, yes, it looks like the handbook needs some work as gitup is not
>yet even mentioned. Like portsnap, gitup is for people who want to
>maintain an up to date ports tree, but not good for developers. They
>do need to use git and either generate the index or fetch it.

If "gitup" can fetch the "index" file, why can "git" not also
accomplish that feat? Is it a technical reason?

Asking for a friend.

--=20
Jerry

"A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking."

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