Updating from Sun Aug 5 CDT 2007 to Mon Aug 6 CDT 2007.
To have this variable set every time you log in, use the file .profile in your home directory (e.g. Add the full export line below: Since it won’t be active the first time you added it, execute the command, so the variable PKG_PATH will be set. To upgrade us the -u, use the -i for interactive and -v for verbose output.
You only need to to install portsanp as follows for older Free BSD system: Looking up portsnap.
Fetching snapshot generated at Sun Aug 5 CDT 2007: b73e908500446b6593a4f763b8b2128490e733547cdaa7100% of 49 MB 195 k Bps 00m00s Extracting snapshot...
Approximately once an hour, a snapshot of the ports tree is generated, repackaged, and cryptographically signed. (c) pkg_version – List the installed version of the package is older than the current version.
All of the above utilities work together to keeping Free BSD up to date :) On Free BSD 6.0+, portsnap is contained in the Free BSD base (core) system.
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You need to have following tools on system (a) portmanager – Free BSD ultimate ports update utility.
(b) portsnap – It is a system for securely distributing the Free BSD ports tree.