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Date:      Tue, 15 Jan 2008 15:39:13 +0200
From:      Manolis Kiagias <sonicy@otenet.gr>
To:        Trey Sizemore <trey@fastmail.fm>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Downloading ports tree again
Message-ID:  <478CB781.5040809@otenet.gr>
In-Reply-To: <1200402658.23101.1231331249@webmail.messagingengine.com>
References:  <1200402658.23101.1231331249@webmail.messagingengine.com>

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Trey Sizemore wrote:
> I have used portsnap to download the ports tree.  Recently, I've removed
> /usr/ports/* and now need to download the ports tree again.
>
> However, running portnap fetch results in:
> "Ports tree hasn't changed since last snapshot
> No updates needed"
>
> How can I 'reset' portsnap and get the ports tree again?
>
> Thanks!
>   
I would first try a "portsnap extract" and see if this extracts the 
whole ports tree again (from what I understand from the man page, it will)

Otherwise, portsnap saves its state in /var/db/portsnap. You could try 
deleting the files in there.




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