cvsup multiple RELENGs?

Stepan Rakhimov stepan_r at
Wed Aug 24 13:38:30 GMT 2005

Joel Hatton wrote:
> Hi,
> Situation - I have a machine that I use to build the base system for
> others. I'd like to be able to have multiple copies of /usr/src for
> different releases - in particular, RELENG_5_3 and RELENG_5_4. Rather than
> just changing my RELENG in the supfile and blowing away the tree each time
> I thought I could maintain multiple source trees.  One trivial way that
> came to mind would be to copy /usr/src to /usr/RELENG_5_3 and
> /usr/RELENG_5_4 and replace /usr/src with a symlink that points to the one
> I'm using at the time - I don't know if this makes perfect sense, it's
> just an idea :)

May be it's better to make different supfiles for different RELENGs and 
change the "*default prefix" to the directory you want /src to be 

> Or should I be doing this properly and checking out a complete CVS tree?
> thanks,
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