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Date:      Sat, 16 Apr 2016 15:46:48 +0100
From:      RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Ports upgrade script
Message-ID:  <20160416154648.642c867c@gumby.homeunix.com>
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On Sat, 16 Apr 2016 16:23:32 +0200
JosC wrote:

> In een bericht van 16-4-2016 12:24:
> > Use either portsnap (binary upgrade) or svn (source upgrade) to
> > keep your ports collection current. In your specific case, I'd
> > probably be a good idea to entirely remove /usr/ports (or rename
> > it) and start with a fresh copy, to be obtained by _one_ of the two
> > methods.  
> Thanks for your suggestion - what I don't understand is why
> my /user/src folder is emty.
> Is that normal using portsnap?
> 

It updates the ports tree, not the base system source.



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