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Author: John 
Date:   30-09-01 04:06

not very usefulll

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 Re: 3/10
Author: Dan Langille 
Date:   30-09-01 05:09

And your comments aren't much help either.

In what area did you find it lacking? What information were you seeking which it did not provide? Was the information provided inaccurate?

I can't fix it if you don't tell me what's broke.

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 Re: 3/10
Author: Jim 
Date:   30-09-01 20:49


I found it useful. Thanks!

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 Re: 3/10
Author: Dan Langille 
Date:   30-09-01 23:32

Thanks. I encourage any type of feedback just so long as it is constructive.

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 Re: 3/10
Author: william reid 
Date:   14-10-01 22:35

Works like a charm, now all I have to do is decipher updating from RELEASE -> STABLE.. :) wish me luck.

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 Updating the ports collection
Author: Anonymous Coward 
Date:   04-12-01 09:06

It would be good to have an example of what to do when you have already installed a port and a new version becomes available.

Like when you use the pkg_version -v command.

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 re: updating a single port
Author: Mark Stosberg 
Date:   25-02-02 17:08

At the top of this article, there is a link to the effect of "if you want to just install a single port, try this...". The linked solution details installing a port without having the ports skeleton installed.

If you_do_ have the ports skeleton installed, but just want to update a single port. Here's an easy way to do it:

# as root

# (Assume cvsup server is defined in ports-supfile and the
# file otherwise in it's default state).
# -i is a filter pattern, starting with "ports"
# -g = no GUI

cvsup -i ports/shells/bash2 -g /usr/share/exapmles/cvsup/ports-supfile

# Thanks! -mark

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 re: updating a single port
Author: Matthew 
Date:   06-01-03 12:59

Thanks a lot
i have followed what it said in the article; however, when i try to run cvsup, it gives me

"Cannot get IP address of my own host -- is its hostname correct?"

What can i do ??
Thanks in advanced !!!!

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 re: updating a single port
Author: tyler 
Date:   29-01-03 15:41

Tye typing "hostname" and see what it says, then go to /ets/hosts and see if the hostname is the same....if not....change it:)

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 Updating the ports collection - no Gui
Author: ana 
Date:   13-02-03 02:06


I dont know if you want to add this to your paper or not.

I dont run a GUI so when i update I run:

cvsup -g -L 2 ports-supfile -h mirrored cvsup site

i use the -h because it overides the default host name in the supfile and I'm Lazy. :P

the -g disables the grafphical user interface (YAAY) and the -L 2 provides a more indepth verbose mode.


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 Re: 3/10
Author: netz 
Date:   23-02-05 14:01

hi everybody!!!

Well, this is a simple and very useful tutorial. I really encourage the creator to continue developing nice and simple solutions... thanx

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 Re: 3/10
Author: matthew72 
Date:   27-06-07 14:08

you used this command line:

cvsup -P m ports-supfile

what does the "m" character mean? I can't find it mentioned in the man or help on cvsup?

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