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 CTM usage
Author: el_kab0ng 
Date:   28-07-05 16:15

I am one of the unfortunate souls running FreeBSD (in this case, PCBSD which so far has rocked my fro!) behind a proxy. When it comes to my ports synch, cvsup cannot use an http_proxy setting so I'm pretty much dead in the water. Then I learned about CTM (Current Through eMail) in which you can synch the ports through emails.

The only problem is, I've never used this (it's dated all the way back to FreeBSD 2.0!!!) and the instructions are a bit convoluted.

If anyone has had experience with using CTM to synch your ports tree, how did you do it to keep /usr/ports and the contents of what would be a sup-file the same as if you were using cvsup?

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 Re: CTM usage
Author: Dan 
Date:   02-08-05 13:55

I've never tried it.

Have you got any where?

If you have a machine out there in the Internet, you can stunnel your cvsup session to it, and from there, to the cvsup server.


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 Re: CTM usage
Author: el_kab0ng 
Date:   02-08-05 14:23

Humm... mind being more detailed on the stunnel option?

The BSD box in question does not have a resolvable email address, therefore return replies from CTM would bounce.

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