Call for testers: CVSMode for csup

Kevin Oberman oberman at
Thu Mar 6 11:04:55 PST 2008

> Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 13:44:59 +0100
> From: Ulf Lilleengen <lulf at>
> Sender: owner-freebsd-current at
> Hello all,
> During the past few months, I've implemented CVSMode support for csup. This
> means one can use csup to fetch complete CVS repositories. However, first I'd
> like everyone who'd like to help, to try out this patch and test to find bugs
> and issues with it. Currently, I'm pretty sure it should behave correctly in the
> normal cases, but therefore needs to be tested by a wider audience. Also,
> there are some flaws that are noted at the bottom of this e-mail, but the
> important thing is to test the correctness regarding RCS.
> For now, I'm including the tokenizer generated by flex since the base system
> flex won't be good enough yet. Hopefully, it'll get updated soon.

Many thanks for working on this!

While I greatly appreciate all of the work John Polstra did to create
and maintain cvsup over the years, it will be very nice to be able to
bid it goodbye.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at			Phone: +1 510 486-8634
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