What's up with cvsup.freebsd.org?
glarkin at FreeBSD.org
Thu Sep 2 17:47:09 UTC 2010
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Dennis Glatting wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Sep 2010, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>> Dennis Glatting <freebsd at penx.com> writes:
>>> This has been happening for several days. Is cvsup dead vs SVN? Cvsup
>>> is still listed in the handbook.
>> cvsup is still fine. Please (as recommended in the handbook) use a
>> mirror closer to you.
> cvsup1, which has the same IP address as cvsup, /is/ listed as the
> server closest to me in the handbook. More specifically:
> /usr/local/etc/cvsup/update.sh -L2
> CVSup update begins at 2010-09-02 09:46:13
> Updating from cvsup1.freebsd.org
> Parsing supfile "/usr/local/etc/cvsup/supfile"
> Connecting to cvsup1.freebsd.org
> Connected to cvsup1.freebsd.org
> Premature EOF from server
> CVSup update ends at 2010-09-02 09:46:15
> Something has changed in the past several days and I'm now getting
> Premature EOF. (I operate a mirror within our enterprise.) If the server
> /is fine/, then why have I been getting this message for the past
> several days? Nothing has changed on my end.
Instead of relying on a particular cvsup server, how about installing
If you run it in your script and pass the resulting hostname to csup,
you'll get the server with the best response at that time.
Hope that helps,
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