difference between cvsup and csup?
roberthuff at rcn.com
Mon Dec 12 05:39:58 UTC 2011
Michael Powell writes:
> Csup is a rewrite of cvsup in the C language, and as such can be
> included as part of the base operating system. It is only linked
> against a few system libraries. This also means it can be built
> using the same tools and system compiler whenever the system
> itself is updated.
> Csup is faster, built-in, and has no third party
> dependencies. Theoretically it should have less potential for
> problems. Cvsup is a third party port, which itself depends on
> other third party ports.
I believe there are a couple of obscure functionalities that
cvsup has that csup does not. If you're asking this question, you
(probably) don't have to worry about them.
For the general user, csup is a drop-in replacement. My
expereince - as a general user - supports this.
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