This is a discussion on Re: FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE Available - FreeBSD ; Quoting Matthew Seaman : > Chris H. wrote: > >> * log on as root - or su to root after logging on as regular user >> * type /usr/sbin/sysinstall - this brings up the installer again >> * choose ...
Quoting Matthew Seaman
> Chris H. wrote:
>> * log on as root - or su to root after logging on as regular user
>> * type /usr/sbin/sysinstall - this brings up the installer again
>> * choose post install
>> * choose install additional ports/packages
>> * choose net/cvsup-without-gui
>> * when finished, exit the installer
> A very nice worklist, except for the section above.
Thanks. I felt compelled to venture /something/.
> I have two objections to it. The first is aesthetic, since you could
> simply replace all those steps by typing:
> # pkg_add -r cvsup-without-gui
True. My bad.
> at the root shell prompt.
> The second is a functional objection: it's a waste of time to install
> cvsup-without-gui when csup(1) is in the base system (and has been
> since 6.1-RELEASE or there abouts.)
Old habits die hard. I started using cvsup-without-gui around
3.2, and didn't realize csup was introduced to disc1. Thanks for the
> A typical command to download the contents of /usr/src changes from:
> # cvsup -g -L 2 -h cvsup.XX.freebsd.org
> # csup -L 2 -h cvsup.XX.freebsd.org
> (where XX is the two letter ISO code for the country where you live
> (or 'uk'))
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