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Date:      Sun, 10 Jan 2021 14:54:49 -0500
From:      LuMiWa <lumiwa@dismail.de>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Subject:   Re: github ports
Message-ID:  <20210110145449.194954b7@dismail.de>
In-Reply-To: <20210110202429.c889dee5.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On Sun, 10 Jan 2021 20:24:29 +0100
Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:

> On Sun, 10 Jan 2021 13:14:58 -0600, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> > Just for my education: is there any advantage in using git
> > like that instead of portsnap?
>=20
> From my limited understanding:
>=20
> With portsnap, you get a snapshot, while a git update will
> always provide you with the most recent tree (compare the
> use of "freebsd-update" regarding the /usr/src tree vs. the
> use of former SVN checkout). The snapshot has a certain
> "delay" compared to the most recent version.
>=20
> Except... to use git, you'll have to install it, while you
> can use portsnap (and freebsd-update) from base. :-)
>=20
>=20
>=20

I like prtsnap and is okay for me but I did read that portsnap will be
deprecated and this is the reason to switch to git.

To everyone: Thank you very much for the help.

--=20
=E2=80=9CDon=E2=80=99t think money does everything or you are going to end =
up doing
everything for money.=E2=80=9D

-Voltaire



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