Subject: Re: Best way to move to current
To: Ian P. Thomas <email@example.com>
From: Rui-Xiang Guo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/16/2002 15:30:05
On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 11:40:09PM -0500, Ian P. Thomas wrote:
> I have been following the list recently and have seen many ways of
> getting up to date with current. rsync, cvsup, anoncvs, sup. I
> currently have a 56k connection and wondered what the best way to go
> would be? I can run it over night.
I suggest for anoncvs.
Original, I used sup. But after I used anoncvs, I felt it is faster than sup
when updating source and it is more flexible to be used.
(eg. you can only update the 'module' that you want)
About the other two ways, I not yet tried. ;)
> Also, is current stable enough to use? If not, what branch? or
In most of time. ;)
> tree? should I download? I am particularly interested in the moused
To install a recent snapshot is a good start point:
> support. If version 1.5.3 is coming out soon I may just wait and
> purchase the CD, but I thought that the learning experience might be
If you want, you can build it by yourself. ;)