[nycbug-talk] Syntax question porteasy + freebsd.nycbug.org

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Mon Nov 13 22:55:19 EST 2006

On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 10:43:02PM -0500, Marco Scoffier wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 11:45:41AM -0500, Pete Wright wrote:
> >On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 10:42:51AM -0500, Marco Scoffier wrote:
> >> I can use the freebsd.nycbug.org with cvsup to download a whole ports
> >> tree, but what is the syntax for CVSROOT so that porteasy can use the
> >> nycbug repository.  I've tried different combos of :
> >> 
> >> setenv CVSROOT=:pserver:anoncvs at freebsd.nycbug.org/var/db
> >> setenv CVSROOT=:pserver:anoncvs at freebsd.nycbug.org
> >> setenv CVSROOT=:pserver:freebsd.nycbug.org
> >> setenv CVSROOT=:pserver:anoncvs at freebsd.nycbug.org/home/ncvs
> >> setenv CVSROOT=:pserver:anoncvs at anoncvs.at.freebsd.nycbug.org/home/ncvs
> >> 
> >> But I am missing something stupid presumably.
> >> 
> >not too familiar with porteasy, but we are not running this host as a
> >CVS pserver.  we do have cvsupd running though.  if this is something
> >folks are interested in having i can look into allowing cvs access.
> >
> porteasy lets you download just the skeleton of the ports you need not
> the whole ports tree (thanks to Dru's blogs for that).
> I didn't realize the services were different, I just thought I was doing
> something wrong.  Definitely an end-user in the whole cvsup / porteasy
> area.  I did notice that the porteasy skeleton tree has a
> /usr/ports/CVS/Root file whereas a cvsup'd tree does not...
> So no worries if there is extra work involved,

well this is something i think we should look into.  i'll let you know
when i get a chroot'd pserver up and running for testing.


Peter Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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