misc/120826: freebsd-update offers older files than e.g. cvsup.freebsd.org

Helmut Schneider jumper99 at gmx.de
Mon Feb 18 21:10:03 UTC 2008

>Number:         120826
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       freebsd-update offers older files than e.g. cvsup.freebsd.org
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Feb 18 21:10:03 UTC 2008
>Originator:     Helmut Schneider
>Release:        6.3-RELEASE-p1, 7.0-RC2-p1
FreeBSD BSDHelmut 6.3-RELEASE-p1 FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE-p1 #0: Thu Feb 14 21:31:10 CET 2008     root at BSDHelmut:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SMP-WITH-QUOTA  i386
FreeBSD FBSD70VM 7.0-RC2-p1 FreeBSD 7.0-RC2-p1 #0: Tue Feb 12 22:23:33 UTC 2008     root at i386-builder.
Not sure if this is a bug, but freebsd-update

- offers 3 old files
- claims that they need to be updated.

The files are:

Versions from cvsup.freebsd.org:

Versions from freebsd-update:

IMO freebsd-update must not offer files older than the installed ones.
[root at FBSD70VM ~]# csup -g /etc/supfile-FreeBSD
Updating collection src-all/cvs
 Checkout src/sys/conf/newvers.sh
 Checkout src/sys/kern/kern_descrip.c
 Checkout src/sys/kern/uipc_syscalls.c
[root at FBSD70VM ~]# freebsd-update fetch
Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors... 1 mirrors found.
Fetching metadata signature for 7.0-RC2 from update1.freebsd.org... done.
Fetching metadata index... done.
Inspecting system... done.
Preparing to download files... done.

The following files will be updated as part of updating to 7.0-RC2-p1:
[root at FBSD70VM ~]#
Fetch from cvsup server and run freebsd-update


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