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Date:      Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:24:30 +0000
From:      krad <kraduk@gmail.com>
To:        =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Fernando_Apestegu=EDa?= <fernando.apesteguia@gmail.com>
Cc:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>, User Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Current way of downloading sources
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csup -h cvsup.your_country.freebsd.org/usr/share/examples/cvsup/stable-supf=
ile

works for ports as well

2012/2/21 Fernando Apestegu=EDa <fernando.apesteguia@gmail.com>

> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at  -h10:33 PM, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, 21 Feb 2012 21:18:41 +0100, Fernando Apestegu=EDa wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Before 9.0 I used to use sysinstall to download sources for several
> > > distributions including kernel and libraries. However, this doesn't
> seem
> > to
> > > work anymore. Whatever source distribution I try to download I get th=
e
> > > error that it doesn't exist in the server.
> > >
> > > The handbook[1] still says sysinstall can be used to do the job. Is i=
t
> > > right? If so, what could be my mistake.
> >
> > The easiest way to get the RELEASE sources is to download
> > them using FTP:
> >
> > ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/9.0-RELEASE/src.txz
> >
> > (and for amd64 architecture respectively)
> >
> > Leaving the discussion "old vs. new installer" aside, this
> > method should always work.
> >
>
> Thanks for the URL. Should I file a PR about the handbook issue?
>
>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Polytropon
> > Magdeburg, Germany
> > Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
> > Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
> >
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