Subject: Re: "make" fails from /usr/src (hacker seeks clue, film at 11)
To: None <>
From: Niklas Hallqvist <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/08/1995 23:04:01
>>>>> "Charles" == mycroft  <> writes:

Charles>       For what it's worth, I have a shell script suite which
Charles>    takes, as input, the output of the nightly CVS run, and
Charles>    generates a list of files to retrieve via anonymous FTP.

Charles> That is a *very* bad idea.  Do *not* do it.  Should the CVS
Charles> update happen to be aborted for any reason, you will miss
Charles> some of the files that have been updated.

Hmm, I'm close to have an environment where I could provide daily
patch-sets for the allsrc collection quite easily.  Would there be
interest to have such patches put out for anon-ftp somewhere?


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