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Re: csup, cvsup (Re: [HEADS UP] packages not supporting destdir)

On Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 06:02:22AM +0700, Robert Elz wrote:
>     Date:        Mon, 02 Apr 2012 02:00:28 +0400
>     From:        Aleksej Saushev <>
>     Message-ID:  <>
>   | Does it have any advantages over rsync?
> We don't have cvsup because it requires a modula 3 compiler, and as has
> been mentioned, csup still seems to have problems (cvsup just works for
> me as long as I can keep locating a suitable server to pull from - since
> they're not project maintained, from time to time one just vanishes).
> Given that, and how network & system resource friendly it is, I prefer
> to just keep using it.

What are the csup problems? I'm curious because life in FreeBSD-land seems
to revolve around using csup for updating cvs trees.


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