cvsup* ??

Pete Slagle freebsd-questions at
Tue Oct 31 22:25:09 UTC 2006

James Long wrote:

>> Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 11:21:32 +1100
>> From: Alan Garfield <alan at>
>> Subject: Re: cvsup* ??
>> To: Norberto Meijome <freebsd at>
>> Cc: questions at
>> Message-ID: <1162254092.2980.52.camel at localhost.localdomain>
>> Content-Type: text/plain
>> I also find that the is totally useless. It
>> doesn't carry src-all and this effectively makes fastest_cvsup useless
>> for me because when I do 'make update' in /usr/src it selects cvs6 and
>> fails.
> In the short term, firewall off cvsup6 and re-run fastest_cvsup to use
> the second-fastest server.

Edit fastest_cvsup. It's just a Perl script -- it's simple to change it
to check whatever list of servers you want.

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