CVS Problems

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Sat Jun 25 15:21:37 GMT 2005

On 2005-06-25 14:51, Robert Slade <bsd at> wrote:
> Hiya,
> I'm trying to update to 6.0-CURRENT and I am having some problems with
> this. I have read the handbook etc, but when I run cvsup, it deletes the
> /usr/src tree rather than updating it. I have src-all uncommented. I am
> using a uk mirror so that maybe the problem.

Show us your supfile, so we can see what differences it has from:

> Basically, can someone give me some guidance as what I should have in
> the supfile, particularly the tag= and what host I should use.

Yes.  Use the example supfiles provided in /usr/share/examples/cvsup:

# cvs up -g -L 2 -h CVSUPX.FREEBSD.ORG /usr/share/examples/cvsup/standard-supfile

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