cvsup-mirror supfile configuration for specific source

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Apr 25 15:55:19 UTC 2007

"Anthony Human" <anthonyh at> writes:

> Currently we have quite a number of servers running either 5.5 Release
> or 6.2 Release. I would like to configure a BSD box as a cvsup-mirror to
> serve our internal servers. I am doing this to hopefully save both time
> and bandwidth when updating.
> Please could someone assist me with configuring the supfile to only
> download the source for the above versions? Any other advice/tips would
> be much appreciated.

If you're running a local cvsup mirror, just grab the whole cvs tree
for the sources (and the ports).  You can leave out the bug database,
and a few other distributions, but it's probably not worth your while
to get the checked-out sources instead of the cvs files.

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