Subject: Re: Does anyone use pserver? (was: Re: help upgrading from 1.5.1_BETA2)
To: Christopher W. Richardson <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/29/2001 17:09:21
On 29 Oct 2001, Christopher W. Richardson wrote:

> Frederick Bruckman <> writes:
> > Other's have reported problems checking out the (magic) "src" module
> > to a tag or branch. While it's possible to checkout the head first and
> > then update to the tag, the best thing is probably to start with a
> > nearby tarball. Then "cvs update -Pd -rnetbsd-1-5-PATCH001" from
> > within the directory should work.
> Recently (over the weekend), I upgraded both my home firewall and
> my workstation at work to 1.5.2. At work I used ssh and at home
> pserver. Work worked fine, and home still had the above
> problem. So, my questions are 1) is anyone actually using
> pserver?; 2) should I file a PR on this, or just forget about it?

What happens if you try one of the other options I'd already
suggested? E.g:

	cvs co -P src
	mv src src-1-5
	cd src-1-5
	cvs update -Pd -rnetbsd-1-5-PATCH002

Although it certainly would be quicker to download a tarball (the last
step would be the same.)