[MacPorts] howto/SyncingWithSVN modified

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 07:38:43 PST 2015

On Monday January 12 2015 16:23:49 Clemens Lang wrote:

> Wait, are you actually using `$prefix` verbatim in the sources.conf? You're supposed
> to replace that with your MacPorts prefix. I didn't even expect it to be expanded,
> and I'd actually say that's a bug.

Yes, indeed I was, seemed "properer" :)

> > Is there anything one should change in macports.conf (and that's not listed in
> > the how-to) to stop `port selfupdate` from trying to do an rsync?
> If you want it to use SVN instead, no. If you want it to stop from syncing at all
> you can add the [nosync] tag, e.g. in combination with [default] as [default,nosync].

OK. Well, I guess that I can do all the rsyncs it wants, that'd even give me a nice snapshot of the current release state. After all, it's not even 300Mb in small files ... ^^


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