cvsup multiple RELENGs?

Glenn Dawson glenn at
Wed Aug 24 18:03:53 GMT 2005

At 06:15 AM 8/24/2005, Joel Hatton wrote:
>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 :)
>Or should I be doing this properly and checking out a complete CVS tree?

man development

It gives pretty specific details on doing the sort of thing that you want.


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