Pete French wrote:
>> Yes, it definitely will not work. When files are deleted from the ports
>> tree after your initial tarball extraction, c[v]sup will not notice that
>> they are missing (since it does not have a baseline), and will not
>> remove them. Thus, you will encounter ports with "stale" patches that
>> no longer apply, or apply but break the compilation, etc.

>
> Ahhh, right. So preseuably an install off the CD does something to
> give csup a baseline which I am missing (or is csupping the ports on
> a tree installed as part of the install process a bad idea too?).


The latter. It would be a nice idea to try and improve this.

Kris

>> There is a FAQ about this on the cvsup webpage on www.polstra.com that
>> explains in detail.

>
> Thanks, will take a look. Learn something new every day I guess!
>
> -pete.
>
>


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