CVSup file rolling back to a specific date

Michael C. Shultz ringworm01 at
Mon Mar 7 10:42:44 PST 2005

On Monday 07 March 2005 10:32 am, Troy wrote:
> I'm trying to rollback a cvsport to a specific date. I've been
> playing with the date= command and not getting what I want
> For example if I wanted the ports tree from 3/4/2005, I'm not sure
> which one I would use.
> ports-all tag=. date=2005.
> ports-all date=2005.
> or if I wanted a specific port from a specific date, could someone
> show me an example?
> Thanks,
> -Troy

Here is how I do it:

*default base=/usr/local/etc/cvsup
*default prefix=/usr
*default release=cvs
*default tag=.
*default delete
*default compress
*default date=2005.

Then I would run portmanager -u to reset all installed ports
to this date.


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