Subject: Re: sup?
To: Blaz Zupan <email@example.com>
From: Giles Lean <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/05/1996 16:52:13
On Sat, 4 May 1996 20:44:00 +0200 (MET DST) Blaz Zupan wrote:
> Am I the only person crazy enough to sup the whole
> -current sources through a 14.4K modem link?
> How long did it take YOU to download them?
It is slightly easier if you find a mirror with tarballs. At least
the Australian mirror generates these weekly, which means that you can
get the bulk of -current by ftp, and then keep up with sup.
Is there any interest in setting up CTM to deliver changes? (CTM is a
tool Poul-Henning Kamp wrote as an alternative to sup.) It generates
(very small) diffs which are suitable for mailing.
There is some documentation on www.freebsd.org.
I've been using it for a while to track the FreeBSD CVS tree and it
seems very reliable.