How to examine FreeBSD source changes with CVS? - SOLVED

Pete Slagle freebsd-questions at
Wed Apr 5 02:38:42 UTC 2006

Erik Norgaard wrote:

> Pete Slagle wrote:
>> I seek education about FreeBSD source control spelunking.
>> I noticed that GENERIC was updated recently in 6-STABLE, and I would
>> like to see what changed. More generally, how does one examine diffs in
>> the FreeBSD source as it changes?
>> Could some kind soul demonstrate how to do that with CVS? Or point me to
>> the right FM (as in RTFM). Or suggest a better method.
> check here, I think:

Thanks Erik, that's exactly what I needed.

For anyone else interested:

In the general case, going to and 
following the tree to the source file of interest shows a list of all 
versions since primordial releases.  Diffs (in color no less) are only a 
click away.

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