Subject: Re: What am I supposed to do with usr.sbin/config ?
To: David Laight <>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/29/2002 19:41:15
On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 09:34:28PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> > 
> > This is your problem. with the module aliases, 'update' won't give you a
> > complete tree if you didn't do a complete checkout of src before.
> Unfortunately some of us (without broadband) can neither checkout
> all of src, nor download large files (eg the 56Mb gnu.tar.gz)
> without having to redial at least once.
> Ok it is possible to use ftp clients that will continue a download,
> but OTOH 'cvs update' will eventually work - provided it has the
> correct (small) directory structure to work with.
> Unfortunately a checkout of 'src' doesn't generate all of this
> soon enough.....
	try this:
cvs co -l src   # This should get the base directories and files
cvs up -dP src  # This fills everything else in.

If you're using -r to get a particular branch (e.g. -rnetbsd-1-6) only
specify it for the update command.  Otherwise the checkout takes a long time.