cvsup tag for 4.8-STABLE?

Gregory Norman gnorm at
Sat Jun 28 15:24:31 PDT 2003


On the same note, will *default release=cvs tag=RELENG_4_8 work to 
update from 4.4 Release to 4.8 Stable?

Gregory Norman

On Saturday, June 28, 2003, at 10:41 AM, Lowell Gilbert wrote:

> Christoph Kukulies <kuku at> writes:
>> I wanted to cvsup src-all from 4.8-STABLE and tried with
>> *default release=cvs  tag=RELENG_4
>> Is this correct?
> Either that or RELENG_4_8, where the latter only gets absolutely
> critical fixes.
>> The cvsup went fine but building the src tree resulted in
>> errors.
>> First I got some from some multiply defined typedef (first make world).
> You mean "make buildworld"?  If not, please try the recommended
> procedure before asking for help.
>> Then I did a 'make includes' FWIW, and the subsequent make world then 
>> gave
>> a different error:
>> In file included from 
>> /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/texinfo/info/../../../../contrib/texinfo/info/terminal.
>> c:35:
>> /usr/include/termcap.h:42: ncurses_dll.h: No such file or directory
>> mkdep: compile failed
>> *** Error code 1
>> I could have a tainted installation with traces from 5.0R but I thought
>> that a cvsup would wipe them out in /usr/src and /usr/include as well.
> In the former, only if you had "adopted" the source tree first (see
> the cvsup faq).  In the latter, no, not necessarily.
> Moving from 5.x to 4.x through a source "upgrade" is going to be a bit
> tricky, even for experts.  Cleaning out the stuff that no longer
> applies is definitely part of the problem.
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