Question about updating 5.3

Toni Schmidbauer toni at
Thu Dec 9 00:54:19 PST 2004

On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 04:30:57PM -0800, sp0ng3b0b wrote:
> However, I recently read about "make update". Should I be using this 
> instead? Any advice is appreciated.

"make update" only fetches the source + ports tree via cvsup.
it's just a more convenient way of calling cvsup. 

you have to make the following entries in /etc/make.conf to use
"make update":

SUP_UPDATE=     yes
SUP=            /usr/local/bin/cvsup
SUPFLAGS=       -g -L 2
SUPHOST=        <your cvsup mirror here>
SUPFILE=        /etc/system.cvsup
PORTSSUPFILE=   /etc/ports.cvsup

"make {build,install}world" is still necessary.

Wer es einmal so weit gebracht hat, dass er nicht | toni at stderror dot at
mehr irrt, der hat auch zu arbeiten aufgehoert    | Toni Schmidbauer
-- Max Planck                                     |
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