Static CVSup still possible?

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Sat Aug 2 15:08:30 PDT 2003

On Sat, Aug 02, 2003 at 05:47:56PM -0400, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> I used to be able to install CVsup and just copy the cvsup program to
> other machines. I just tried it today and on the target machine (an old
> 4.5 machine) it complained about some missing libraries.
> Is it still possible to build CVsup in such a way that one could just copy
> the cvsup file to another machine?

Yes. Doing:

cd /usr/ports/net/cvsup
make -DSTATIC install

should result in a statically linked cvsup binary being installed that
can later be copied elsewhere.

> How about making a package or a binary distribution?
> I tried "make package", and got a package, but on the target machine it
> then needed a number of other ports. At the time the machine did not have
> a port directory and no cvsup. :-(
> I ended up making a gzipped tar file of one of my machines ports directory
> and am now building cvsup from sources (also had to manually copy
> /usr/share/mk/bsd.port* files)

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Erik Trulsson
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