Cvsup Source

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Wed Feb 16 20:43:27 GMT 2005

Daniel Bye writes:

>  > I've been using cvsup to upgrade the ports on my Freebsd box, and it
>  > works great.  My question is how often should you cvsup the src and do a
>  > buildworld?
>  Subscribe to FreeBSD-security-notifications, and you will receive
>  mail when a fix is applied.  Other than that, it doesn't hurt to
>  run cvsup over your src tree once a week.  There's only need to
>  do a buildworld if any files are updated.  It's a strategy that
>  works well for me, anyway.  YMMV, as they say.

	That's certainly a viable theory.
	I update every 4-8 weeks in addition to critical patches.  It's
not strictly necessary ... but it means I benefit from all the
little fixes and improvements that happen on a daily basis,

			Robert Huff

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