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Date:      Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:37:28 +0100
From:      Frank Leonhardt <frank2@fjl.co.uk>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: portsnap
Message-ID:  <eaa2b90d-0f7e-0c31-7947-7966571e967e@fjl.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <596F7874.1030102@gmail.com>
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On 19/07/2017 16:19, Friedrich Locke wrote:
> How to specify to portsnap the version of ports i want.
> Currently, i believe, i am using ports -current. I want to use the 
> stable version. 

No one has actually mentioned that the clue is in the name - it's a 
snapshot of "now."

It's worth noting that there are plenty of useful command-line options, 
such as putting the snapshot somewhere other than "/usr/ports" and owned 
by root (make sure you redirect the db too).

Regards, Frank.




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