Subject: Re: usr/src/xsrc/make build fails
To: Jakob Strebel <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/14/2003 14:03:14
On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> A better word than "HEAD" for use in this context, and one used commonly
> in the CVS community for the same purpose as Frederick was using it
> above (i.e. for refering to the branch that active development for
> "-current" occurs on), is the word "trunk", which refers to the branch
> from revision "1" of every file.  The trunk is (supposed to be) the
> default branch and thus any working directory that was checked out
> without specifying a sticky branch tag will be on the trunk,

Yes, I should have wrote "trunk". If you track the NetBSD trunk, with
"cvs update -A", that is, if you track current, you'll get the same
thing as with "cvs update -rHEAD", but "trunk" is more precise.