Subject: Re: What am I supposed to do with usr.sbin/config ?
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 05/30/2002 11:16:26
On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 07:41:15PM -0500, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> 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.
No. Because of the module alias tricks, if e.g. usr.sbin/config (which is
in a different module from usr.sbin) doesn't exists cvs up -dP won't
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr