confirm that csup is still usable fos the new 9.1

Andrea Venturoli ml at
Sun Nov 18 09:49:33 UTC 2012

On 11/17/12 21:04, Kevin Oberman wrote:

>> Looks like everything is back up again.
>> Thanks for the good work.
> Yes, but don't bet that csup and cvs will be around long.

I'm aware of this and I'm (adimttedly slowly) moving away from csup.

> The outage
> was the result of an intrusion into core FreeBSD systems. Please read
> the posting at

Read that.

> It's
> really time to get away from CVS and I suspect it will be going away
> sooner than had been planned. I notice that no response has confirmed
> whether it will be available for 9.1, probably because the security
> team is still evaluating the situation.

Simply out of curiosity, I wonder why csup/cvsup/cvs are less secure 
than alternatives, say SVN.
Why would this compromise be impossible without cvs?
Any link on this?

  bye & Thanks

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