How to make freebsd updater like cvsup

Robert Watson rwatson at
Sun Jun 17 00:32:00 UTC 2007

On Sun, 17 Jun 2007, Ivo Vachkov wrote:

> or, if your systems are much alike you can export /usr/obj too and make 
> buildworld on one server and make installworld on all. it works for me.

If you do this, make sure your build configuration is the same on the two 
boxes -- i.e. make.conf/src.conf/etc.  Otherwise you can run into problems 
when installworld tries to install conditionally unbuilt components from the 
build box's configuration.

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

> On 6/16/07, Eugene Grosbein <eugen at> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 16, 2007 at 12:06:14PM +0545, Prakash Poudyal wrote:
>> > I have 5 freebsd server in my system. I want to update freebsd from cvsup 
>> in
>> > only one server and remaining 4 server  from the server where it was 
>> updated
>> > from cvsup. So please can you tell me how to do this process or I am 
>> waiting
>> > for your suggesstion or what you recommend to do it. you know I donot 
>> want
>> > to do update each and every server from cvsup. Thank you
>> > Waiting from your response
>> Just deliver updated /usr/src to remaining servers using tar or NFS mount.
>> Eugene Grosbein
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