cvsup takes too long?

martin at martin at
Tue Nov 28 20:46:11 GMT 2006

Ceri Davies writes: 

> On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 05:24:59PM +0000, Progga wrote:
>> I was updating the ports collection inside a jail using CVSUP
>> ( 2/3 days ago and it took well over eight hours to
>> complete.  Is this normal behaviour?
> No.  I find the .uk cvsup servers a little unreliable though. 
> Either way, I expect that you'll find portsnap is better if you don't
> need an actual CVS ports tree.

I stopped using cvsup2 some months ago as it had become terribly slow, even 
at 3am, I now use and it is all done in a few minutes. 

Martin Smith 

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