Help Please ... Question on cvsupit

Michael C. Shultz reso3w83 at
Mon Jan 24 20:39:13 PST 2005

On Monday 24 January 2005 08:14 pm, Andrew Batson wrote:
> Hello,
> 	I have been trying for the last few days to figure out how to update
> the ports collection via the cvsup process. I have two different
> books on FreeBSD version 5.x and both say to use this "cvsupit"
> program but I cannot find it any where. I have FreeBSD release 5.3
> install and created a user account that I can "su" in. I would like
> to be able to update the ports collections and FreeBSD source so that
> I can custom compile various ports and FreeBSD. Does any one have any
> idea where the "cvsupit" program is. I have tired installing
> "cvsup-16.1h" and "cvsup-without-gui" via both pkg_add, sysinstall,
> and the ports make/install process but I still cannot find this
> "cvsupit" program.
> 	Any ideas on what I am doing wrong? I am still learning FreeBSD so I
> probably missing something simple some where?
> Thanks for your help,
> Andrew


 man cvsup

after you are done you will be able to ask better questions about cvsup.


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