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Re: How to reduce the cost of the ports collection?

2010/6/24 Francisco GarcÃa RodrÃguez <>:
> hi,
> I am trying to reduce the cost of working with pkgsrc packages collection by 
> filtering out packages I am not interested in. A simple make clean from the 
> root takes ages, and cvs update also takes its time.
> Basically I wanted to filter out individual ports and/or whole collections 
> (audio, finance, games...). First I tried with a CVS ignore file. 
> Modifications were ignored but a "cvs update" pulled out the ignored folders.
> what do you do to reduce the cost of working with the pkgsrc tree?
> kind regards,
> Francisco

By the way, do not forget that `port[s]' has absolutely not the same
meaning than FreeBSD ports. In NetBSD it refers to a platform (i386,
amd64, ...).

Demelier David

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