Paul R Culmo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> wGreetings,
> I've been a newbie on FreeBSD 5.2.1 now for about a month. I Have had 
> much success lately but I wanted to try the cvsup and update the sources
> (/usr/src) so I can stay current on patches and security updates.
> I've managed to create a cvsupfile but all the docs I've read do not
> instruct you how to update the old files with the new files. Does this 
> happen automatically or do I need to create a script to do it ?
> I setup my cvsupfile to grab src-all and it downloaded but now I have 
> filenames with a ,v for almost every file.  Like Makefile and now there is  
> a Makefile,v in /usr/src and make buildworld will not compile anymore. It 
> get errors when trying to build tools.  
> Below is a snip of my cvsupfile,  did I do something wrong?

Yes, I think your supfile is wrong.

> --snip--
> *default
> *default base=/usr
> *default prefix=/usr
> *default release=cvs RELENG_5_2_1_RELEASE

^^^ This line is what I believe is wrong, replace it with these two
*default release=cvs
*default tag=RELENG_5_2_1_RELEASE

Although I would recommend tag=RELENG_5_2_1, but that's you're call.

> *default delete use-rel-suffix
> *default compress
> src-all
> ports-base
> ports-www
> #cvsroot-common
> #cvsroot-src
> #cvsroot-ports
> #cvsroot-doc

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies
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