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Date:      Sun, 25 Jan 2004 22:32:40 -0800
From:      Chris Pressey <cpressey@catseye.mine.nu>
To:        "meimi" <meimi_1@hotmail.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: CVSup newbies question
Message-ID:  <20040125223240.192f1917.cpressey@catseye.mine.nu>
In-Reply-To: <Law11-OE446f586pxj90001ac25@hotmail.com>
References:  <20040126063702.R22550@chinhngt.b.gz.ru> <Law11-OE446f586pxj90001ac25@hotmail.com>

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On Mon, 26 Jan 2004 14:11:41 +0800
"meimi" <meimi_1@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>   I have following the instruction on
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cvsup.html
> to install cvsup on my computer. I think CVSup is installed correctly
> and running smoothly.
>   I am using CVSup to update my port trees. Does that mean I will get
>   all
> the latest ports in /usr/ports/ after I run cvsup?

Yes.

Remember, though, that the word "port", in this sense, just means "port
skeleton" - a set of files which tell your system how to obtain the
source code (the "distfiles") for a particular program, and how to
compile and install it.

cvsup will not put the distfiles themselves into /usr/ports.  That will
only happen when you cd into one of the directories under /usr/ports and
issue a 'make' command.

-Chris



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