Subject: Re: CVSup collections for a NetBSD CVS tree
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Giles Lean <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/27/1999 07:20:51
On Mon, 26 Apr 1999 14:01:30 -0700  Jason Thorpe wrote:

>  > cvsup is a magnitude faster than cvs. You can mirror a
>  > NetBSD CVS tree (~400MB, 37500 files) in 100 seconds 
>  > over a 28.8 modem.
> ...too bad it's written in Modula-3.

Kinda unfortuante.  The protocol is documented though if anyone wants
to write a more portable client, and there are ports of Modula-3
around although the bootstrapping process is painful.

For anyone interested, the FreeBSD/i386 binaries run just fine on
NetBSD/i386 if you're interested in the FreeBSD tree.