Using svn for portfile management
ebgssth at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 04:14:33 PST 2007
Great info. That'll save me a lot of time. Thank you, Randall.
On Nov 23, 2007 8:34 PM, Randall Wood <rhwood at mac.com> wrote:
> On 23 Nov 2007, at 06:24, js wrote:
> > Hi,
> > As an occasional Portfile editor, I prefer to use svn to manage
> > Portfiles
> > than rsync because that allow me to check diffs or changelogs easily.
> > One problem is PortIndex.
> > Everytime I port update to get the latest port tree,
> > I have to rebuild, which takes a long time to finish.
> A regenerated PortIndex is pushed into the subversion repository
> every 12 hours, so svn updates should catch it.
> > Is there any easier way of doing this job?
> > I'm using a bit old Mac, doing portindex everytime is not a easy job.
> You should only have to regenerate the PortIndex if you are worried
> about version changes and need to be able use "port upgrade foo"
> instead of "cd path/to/foo ; port deactivate foo ; port install"
> Randall Wood
> rhwood at mac.com
> "The rules are simple: The ball is round. The game lasts 90 minutes.
> All the
> rest is just philosophy."
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