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Date:      11 Jan 2021 09:12:04 -0500
From:      "John Levine" <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD ports: looking ahead: Portsnap, after Git becomes primary
Message-ID:  <20210111141204.80BFB6A14C9D@ary.qy>
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In article <> you write:
>On 11/01/2021 01:53, Thomas Mueller wrote:
>> … I expect to switch to git with ports tree as well around the end of March when the ports tree is expected to switch from svn to git.
>> I suspect portsnap will no longer be workable. …
>I imagine that after Git becomes primary, Portsnap will remain usable 
>for a respectable period.

I sure hope so because I do not want to store the entire development
history of the ports tree on each of my FreeBSD VPS.

They don't do the same thing at all.

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