port selfupdate incredibly slow

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 17:34:55 PDT 2012

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 8:26 PM, cowwoc <cowwoc at bbs.darktech.org> wrote:

>     It seems a bit silly to unpack a tar file every time I run "port
> selfupdate". If I run it multiple times in a row, shouldn't it notice very
> quickly that nothing has changed? Can't you use timestamps to speed this up?

Not really, as I understand it.  But is your system really so massively
overloaded, or are you really in such a hurry?  Shaving 25 seconds off of
selfupdate doesn't seem like it's worth fighting over.

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