Subject: Re: 1.6.1 source set thing
To: NetBSD Current Users <>
From: Peter Eisch <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/25/2003 16:24:02
Glad to be the guinea pig.  Maybe this could be populated to the "Using CVS"
web page somewhere?

on 4/25/03 12:29 PM, Manuel Bouyer at wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 09:35:21PM -0500, Peter Eisch wrote:
>> The sets were built from a CVS tree:
>> tlp0: {8} cat Root
>> autobuild@zathras.local:/cvsroot
>> tlp0: {9} 
>> How can I make sure that my local source tree is able to be patched should
>> some security holes ever crop up?
> It's easy:
> sed 's|autobuild@zathras.local:/cvsroot|anoncvs@<your favorite CVS mirror
> here>:/cvsroot|' CVS/Root > /tmp/Root
> find . -path '*/CVS/Root' -exec cp /tmp/Root {} \;
>> Is there a reason the sets weren't built
>> from a public cvs server -- am I not getting the point?
> One reason I could see it to force the user to choose a CVS mirror,
> instead of having all the NetBSD machines points to the master
> anoncvs server by default (which cause problems when everyone rushs out
> to get a security fix: the master server is so overloaded that even the
> cvs mirrors can't get the fix).