freebsd-update, fetch once upgrade many machines

Lars Eighner luvbeastie at
Tue Aug 23 15:59:38 UTC 2011

On Tue, 23 Aug 2011, Paul Schenkeveld wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 04:10:30PM +0200, Paul Schenkeveld wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is it possible to fetch files needed for freebsd-update once and put
>> them on a local fileserver to update many machines?
> Thanks for the pointers on how to set up my own build servers for
> freebsd-update but I'm not really interested in building locally, I
> just want to mirror the releases and patches that we're interested in
> locally and point freebsd-update at my local mirror.

I'm coming in late to this, so this may not be pertinent or may already have
been suggested.

The cvs-supfile in /usr/share/examples/cvsup if you have installed cvsup,
seems to say it will reproduce the entire CVS tree on your machine.

Lars Eighner
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