cvsup with tag=. on src and upgrading (in general)

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Fri Jun 13 20:29:00 PDT 2003

On Fri, 2003-06-13 at 23:15, peter lageotakes wrote:
> that only the tag=. is relevant for the ports
> collection.
> </quote>
> But the quote below is says: 
> Note: The ports tree does not have any tag associated
> with it, it is always CURRENT.
> I guess it means that it will just delete and install
> the ports collection no matter what the tag points
> too.

No, it means that there are no tag values that are meaningful for
ports-all; you need to use tag=. (no tag, meaning retrieve the HEAD) or
the ports collection will be deleted by cvsup because there are no files
with the tag you specified.

brandon s allbery [openafs/solaris/japh/freebsd] allbery at
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electrical and computer engineering                              KF8NH
carnegie mellon university  [better check the oblivious first -ke6sls]

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