On Tue, 27 May 1997, John Polstra wrote:
> In article <Pine.OSF.3.96.970527162130.9836Aemail@example.com>,
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > My question now is: Can I ftp the complete tree from a FreeBSD mirror
> > site as in ftp://ftp.uk.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/FreeBSD-CVS?
> > My goal is to use CVSup and run it every 2 days to keep my sources
> > current and extract a copy of FreeBSD-stable every week and then
> > do a make world :-). Any comments on how to do this are welcome!
> If you are going to use CVSup anyway, then don't bother getting the
> initial tree via FTP. Just get it using CVSup -- it is faster than
> In other words, CVSup can _create_ your tree as well as update it.
I know it can but I won't CVSup a 50MB tree over a 33.6K line. I wan't
to usea T1 line to which I have access and FTP the tree from there.
Than I will use a ZIP drive to transfer it to my home box and
run CVSup. Can this be done?
> John Polstra email@example.com
> John D. Polstra & Co., Inc. Seattle, Washington USA
> "Self-knowledge is always bad news." -- John Barth
Thanks for your reply.