Subject: Re: is CVS the only way to update pkgsrc?
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/08/2005 20:47:16
On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 03:45:45AM -0700, Tom Nakamura wrote:
> I'm trying to find out the canonical way of updating my /usr/pkgsrc
> tree. Is "cvs update -Pd", as stated in the main documentation, still
> the only/best method? How are all the cool kids doing it?

You might want to check cvsup in checkout mode, but keep in mind that
it removes *all* local modifications. You would want to set e.g.
WRKOBJDIR, DISTDIR and PACKAGES, maybe more, to something outside
/usr/pkgsrc. Your milage may very.