Cannot use cvsup with 5.3-release

Tom Trelvik ttt at
Thu Apr 7 11:56:06 PDT 2005

Tetsuji "Maverick" Rai wrote:
> *default
> *default base=/var/db
> *default prefix=/usr
> *default release=cvs tag=.
> *default delete use-rel-suffix
> src-all

	I don't think you want "tag=." as the default.  That would put you the 
most current sources for the OS, which may have plenty of transient 
issues you don't want to have to deal with.

	I use the following supfile regularly.  You can see that I set the 
default tag to RELENG_5_3 which is basically the original release of 5.3 
plus security updates 
  I do that because these are servers that I try to keep as stable as 
possible.  For a personal system, you may prefer to use RELENG_5 to get 
something more up to date, without being the bleeding edge of CVS 
updates.  You can also see that I specify a different tag to grab for 
ports, so that I can get the updates on them.

*default base=/var/db
*default prefix=/usr
*default release=cvs tag=RELENG_5_3
*default delete use-rel-suffix
*default compress
ports-all tag=.

Good luck,


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