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Date:      Tue, 15 Jan 2008 16:52:07 -0500
From:      Trey Sizemore <>
Subject:   Re: Downloading ports tree again
Message-ID:  <20080115215207.GA25385@valkyrie>
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On Tue Jan 15, 2008 03:39PM, Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> 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!
>>  =20
> I would first try a "portsnap extract" and see if this extracts the =20
> whole ports tree again (from what I understand from the man page, it=20
> will)
> Otherwise, portsnap saves its state in /var/db/portsnap. You could try =
> deleting the files in there.

Thanks, using "portsnap extract" did it.

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