SOLVED RE: Mirroring another machine w/ cvsup
chowse at charter.net
Thu Sep 25 11:26:03 PDT 2003
> > Hi,
> > I have 2 FBSD 4.8-RELEASE-p7 machines side-by-side on a
> home network,
> > curly and larry.
> > I want to mirror some directories from curly to larry with
> cvsup as an
> > exercise and as a backup.
> > The directories on curly I want to mirror are:
> > /root, /seeds, and /etc.
> > I have those working perfectly, now I want to add /usr/local/etc.
> > I created the directory
> > /usr/local/etc/cvsup/sup/usr/local/etc on curly.
> > I created /usr/local/etc/cvsup/sup/usr/local/etc/etc.cvs and
> > /usr/local/etc/cvsup/sup/usr/local/etc/releases.
> > etc.cvs contains the lines:
> > Upgrade usr/local/etc
> > Rsymlink *
> > Releases contains the line:
> > Usr/local/etc list=etc.cvs prefix=/
> > When I start cvsupd -b /usr/local/etc/cvsup -C 1 -l
> > /dev/stdout, I get:
> > # Listen failed: Port in use
> > I checked the handbook section on cvsup, may have missed the
> > answer, but
> > no joy.
> > Can anyone point me to my error?
> I have some further info...
> 'Listen failed: Port in use' is no longer an issue, I changed
> the cvsupd
> command to:
> # cvsupd -l /dev/stdout
> Which makes it serve 1 client and then exit.
> The issue now is that I cannot update /usr/local/etc.
> After re-reading man cvsupd, I have done the following on curly:
> # rm -dr /usr/local/etc/cvsup/sup/usr
> # cd /usr/local/etc/cvsup/sup
> # mkdir local
> # cd local
> # echo "local list=local prefix=/usr/local/etc" > releases
> # echo "upgrade local" > local.cvs
> # echo "rsymlink *" >> local.cvs
> And on larry, I edited my /etc/mirror-supfile to include:
> *default base=/disk2
> *default release=local
> Now cvsupd runs successfully on curly, *but* it shows:
> 0Kin+0Kout local/local
> And no files are transferred from curly /usr/local/etc to
> larry /disk2/
> What am I doing wrong?
I finally got it!
I changed the 'releases' file:
Local list=local.cvs prefix=/usr
Now it copies everything in curly /usr/local/ to larry /disk2/local/
After I think about it, even though that's more than I wanted
(/usr/local/etc), it's good to backup everything there, so I'm
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