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Date:      Thu, 16 Jun 2016 19:48:25 -0500
From:      "Christofer C. Bell" <christofer.c.bell@gmail.com>
To:        Nan Xiao <nan@chinadtrace.org>, FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: A question about using portsnanp to upgrade ports tree
Message-ID:  <CAOEVnYtCiruGKFiswt725V3s4bEWbD3WpAhes4SaOJP7fqERoQ@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <2016061617295799990412@chinadtrace.org>
References:  <2016061617295799990412@chinadtrace.org>

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You will still need to do the extract.  If you try to upgrade a ports tree
that has not previously been installed by portsnap, it will give you an
error message telling you to do an extract.

On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 4:30 AM, Nan Xiao <nan@chinadtrace.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Greetings from me! I have a question about using portsnap.
>
> After reading Using the Ports Collection in handbook, per my
> understanding, if /usr/ports/* is not empty
> after installing FreeBSD:
>
> /usr/ports # ls
> .arcconfig      Mk              audio           distfiles       hebrew
>       multimedia      print           x11
> .gitignore      README          benchmarks      dns             hungarian
>      net             russian         x11-clocks
> .....
>
> I only need to use "portsnanp fetch update" to upgrade ports tree, no
> necessary to do "portsnanp fetch extract".
>
> Is my understanding right? Thanks very much in advance!
>
>
>
> Best Regards
> Nan Xiao (=E8=82=96=E6=A5=A0)
> Skype: xiaonan19830818
> Jabber/XMPP: nanxiao@xmpp.ru.net
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