FreeBSD 9.1-RC1 Available...

Bryan Drewery bryan at shatow.net
Thu Aug 23 15:36:36 UTC 2012


On 8/23/2012 9:28 AM, Ian Smith wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Aug 2012 09:47:54 -0400, Ken Smith wrote:
>  > On Thu, 2012-08-23 at 23:12 +1000, Ian Smith wrote:
>  > > On Thu, 23 Aug 2012 00:50:46 -0400, Ken Smith wrote:
>  > > 
>  > >  > With both the doc and ports repositories now moved to SVN it has been
>  > >  > decided to not export the 9.1 release branch activity to CVS.  So
>  > >  > csup/cvsup update mechanisms are not available for updating to 9.1-RC1.
>  > >  > If you would like to use SVN the branch to use is releng/9.1.
>  > > 
>  > > Assuming the stupid question is the one you didn't ask, just to clarify: 
>  > > does this mean that c*sup won't work with these RCs in particular, or 
>  > > that CVS is dead and SVN becomes mandatory from 9.1-RELEASE?
>  > > 
>  > > cheers, Ian
>  > > 
>  > 
>  > The latter.  If you are not using FreeBSD-Update to handle the updates
>  > of a machine you'll need to update your source tree using SVN for
>  > release branches (releng/*) from now on.  Updates of the CVS repository
>  > will continue for the existing stable/* and head for now.  I don't think
>  > anything has been decided on when that will stop.
> 
> Thanks Ken.  I'm a bit POLAxed; guess I don't read enough lists ..

I'm a bit surprised too. Shouldn't this mean svn should be in base? If
not, should csup come OUT of base?

Bryan



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