CVSUP updates still not functional for AMD64?

David O'Brien obrien at
Wed Jul 28 10:36:19 PDT 2004

On Wed, Jul 28, 2004 at 11:00:04AM -0500, trorki at wrote:
> CVSUP is not in the 5.2.1 packages, and the ports version says that is
> not for AMD64 when you try to make it.  I looked at the archives and it
> seems that something must have changed since early July, when someone said
> that a pkg_add -r cvsup would work.
> What's up with CVSUP?  Rather than hacking something, what's the proper
> way to do updates?

Get a later version of /usr/ports/net/cvsup ($FreeBSD:
ports/net/cvsup/Makefile,v 1.55 2004/06/17 22:59:47 obrien) specifically.
Then build and install.

-- David  (obrien at

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