csup not updating all files

John Baldwin jhb at freebsd.org
Tue Feb 8 21:31:59 UTC 2011

On Tuesday, February 08, 2011 2:39:49 pm Richard Kuhns wrote:
> Sorry to followup on my own post, but I figured out what was going on. It 
> appears to be a problem with csup.
> I've been using csup to maintain 2 CVS Repositories, one at home and one at work.
> The last couple of times I've run csup there were lots of 'checksum mismatches', 
> so csup said it would download the entire file. I was watching it this morning 
> and saw it going through {/usr/src}/sys, usr.bin, and usr.sbin. It didn't, 
> however, actually download all of the files. When it said it was finished 
> (successfully!), the last file downloaded was in sys/netinet. This was on my 
> home system (amd64).
> I tried on a machine a machine at work (i386) with the same results, except that 
> csup stopped downloading files much earlier. I restarted the csup; it picked up 
> where it left off (somewhere in sys/dev) complaining about checksum mismatches. 
> It then downloaded a fair number of files but still stopped before reaching 
> usr.bin. (Sorry I don't have hard numbers on how many files).
> I installed cvsup. It picked up where csup had left off (also complaining about 
> checksums), but it updated everything and I've been able to buildworld and 
> buildkernel without any problems.
> So my earlier problem was due to /usr/src/gnu being updated while 
> /usr/src/sys/sys wasn't :-( .

Hmm, I noticed this recently as well, but wasn't sure if anyone else had seen

John Baldwin

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