Checking out ports using CVS

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Fri Aug 1 08:41:10 PDT 2003

On Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 03:13:42PM +0000, Alexander Farber wrote:
> Hi,
> as user "alex:wheel" I try the following commands
>     cd /usr
>     sudo mkdir ports
>     sudo chmod g+w ports
>     cvs -z3 -d $CVSROOT co -rRELENG_5_1 -P ports | & tee ~/ports.txt

There's no such tag available in the ports bit of the CVS tree.  You
can use


to get exactly what went onto the 5.1 CDs, but in general with ports
you just need to checkout HEAD.



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