a few newbie questions...

Paul Richards paul at freebsd-services.com
Sat Mar 16 11:29:04 GMT 2002

On Thu, 2002-03-14 at 07:10, Adrian Wontroba wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 09:24:09PM +0000, Alex Ingram wrote:
> > Finally, is there any simple way to enable resuming on downloads of 
> > ports, and cvsup stuff in FreeBSD? My connection has an enforced 2 hour 
> > cut-off which makes fetching files over 20MB in size a difficult job at 
> > best.
> A different approach would be to buy FreeBSD Services DVD set[1][2].
> One disk has all the packages.
> Another has all the distributable distfiles.
> You also get a complete CVS repository, which you can start off with,
> after which the cvsup updates should normally fit well within your 2
> hour cut off limit, particularly if you use a fast local server like
> CVSup.uk.FreeBSD.org.

We haven't promoted this much yet but we've also included the FreeBSD
1.x cvs respository, that has recently become available again now that
the licensing issues have been resolved, together with all the sources
from 3BSD to 4.4BSD lite, and for good measure we threw in the NetBSD
and OpenBSD cvs repos too.


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