difference between cvsup and csup?

Kevin Kinsey kdk at daleco.biz
Mon Dec 12 05:10:31 UTC 2011

On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 09:54:25AM +0800, Foo JH wrote:
> Hello guys,
> I notice FreeBSD is now using (and probably has been for a while) csup 
> instead of cvsup. The parameters looking identical - at least from the 
> no-gui perspective.
> Can anyone advise what the difference is, and perhaps educate me on how 
> this came to be?
csup is a re-write of cvsup that's written in C, so it can be included
in the "base system" without requiring installation of Modula3 (the
language cvsup was written in).  There may also be licensing diffs<?>
(I'm not sure about that off the top of my head).

Hope this helps.

Kevin Kinsey

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