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portsnap Provides secure snapshots of the ports directory
1.1 ports-mgmt Deleted on this many watch lists=5 search for ports that depend on this port Find issues related to this port Report an issue related to this port
Ignore IGNORE: is now contained in the base system
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Port Added: 05 Feb 2007 01:09:12
Also Listed In: net
License: not specified in port
Portsnap is a system for securely updating the ports tree by
distributing signed compressed snapshots.  This is the client
half of that system; it downloads compressed snapshots into
/usr/local/portsnap ("portsnap fetch") and uses those to extract
a ports tree into /usr/ports ("portsnap extract") or update an
existing tree ("portsnap update").

In addition to operating entirely over HTTP, portsnap can use under
a tenth of the bandwidth required by CVSup if a copy of the ports
tree is being updated every few days.


- Colin Percival
SVNWeb : Homepage : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon

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Runtime dependencies:
  1. bspatch : misc/bsdiff
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No installation instructions: this port has been deleted.

The package name of this deleted port was: portsnap

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  • port deleted on 2009-01-07
    REASON: Part of the base system since FreeBSD 5.5

Number of commits found: 2

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
07 Jan 2009 21:34:27
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.1
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- Remove portsnap port, it's now integrated into the base system
05 Feb 2007 01:08:46
Original commit files touched by this commit  1.1
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Populate a new ports-mgmt category. List of moved ports:

  devel/portcheckout -> ports-mgmt/portcheckout
  devel/portlint -> ports-mgmt/portlint
  devel/portmk -> ports-mgmt/portmk
  devel/porttools -> ports-mgmt/porttools
  misc/instant-tinderbox -> ports-mgmt/instant-tinderbox
  misc/porteasy -> ports-mgmt/porteasy
  misc/portell -> ports-mgmt/portell
  misc/portless -> ports-mgmt/portless
  misc/tinderbox -> ports-mgmt/tinderbox
  security/jailaudit -> ports-mgmt/jailaudit
  security/portaudit -> ports-mgmt/portaudit
  security/portaudit-db -> ports-mgmt/portaudit-db
  security/vulnerability-test-port -> ports-mgmt/vulnerability-test-port
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Number of commits found: 2

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