What replaces csup?
nomadlogic at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 04:21:31 UTC 2012
On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 8:14 PM, Warren Block <wblock at wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Sep 2012, Robert Huff wrote:
>> Paul Schmehl writes:
>>> Does csup use subversion now? Or do we need to use something
>>> else to fetch source?
>> As I understand it, for the average user c(vs)up and subversion
>> serve the same function using different methods (both in terms of
>> identifying what files need to be fetched and actually fetching
>> them). At this level of discussion they are mutually exclusive.
>> I have switched from csup to subversion for ports and docs.
>> After modest preparation it was essentially painless.
> The difference is that a local svn checkout has all the commit history. A
> comparison recently showed 700-some megabytes more space used by the svn
> csup updates just the files that have changed without all the overhead. svn
> export can get a copy of all the current files, but it copies all of them
> every time, not just the changes.
yea i agree with you. i wonder if it would be worth the effort of
sharing a svn export via rsync or httpd to make fetching delta's
easier and/or more efficient from a base install?
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