misc/131438: Add csup to Periodic
skreuzer at exit2shell.com
Wed Feb 18 06:50:07 PST 2009
The following reply was made to PR conf/131438; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Steven Kreuzer <skreuzer at exit2shell.com>
To: Maxim Konovalov <maxim at macomnet.ru>
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: misc/131438: Add csup to Periodic
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 09:47:55 -0500
On Feb 7, 2009, at 2:34 AM, Maxim Konovalov wrote:
> Hello Steven,
>> Rather then run csup each night to update src or ports via an entry
>> in roots crontab I figured it would be cleaner to write a script and
>> add it to periodic so that you can specify a csup file and have its
>> output sent to you via email with the rest of the daily periodic
>> The attached patch adds support for that but sets it to off by
> While I like the idea I should note this will hurt our cvsup
> infrastructure world wide. periodic(8) runs at the same time (3am) on
> all hosts in the same time zone. That means it'll runs 600.csup at
> same time with some deviation depending of the execution time of the
> previous daily scripts and thus overload local cvsup mirrors.
Thats a pretty good point that I didn't take into consideration when I
was writing this.
You can close this PR.
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