Subject: Re: pkgsrc cvs
To: Marton Fabo <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/27/2002 01:12:34
On Thu, 27 Jun 2002, Marton Fabo wrote:
> Is that normal that some days after checking out the current pkgsrc by CVS,
> when I do a CVS update on it, cvs messes for hours, spits output like
> cvs server: Updating editors/yudit/pkg
> cvs server: Updating editors/zile
> cvs server: Updating editors/zile/patches
> cvs server: Updating emulators
> cvs server: Updating emulators/BasiliskII
> cvs server: Updating emulators/arcem
> cvs server: Updating emulators/arcem/patches
> cvs server: Updating emulators/atari800
> cvs server: Updating emulators/atari800/files
> etc. etc. etc.
> seemingly for every single directory under pkgsrc,

That's directories above, not files. Use ls(1) to verify.

> and shows a P line for some
> files?

Yes, the "P" is for "patched", i.e. a change was merged in.

> May this be related to the fact that my computer's clock is 2 hours in
> the future (dual boots with windows, which sets the clock to local time, and
> I haven't messed with compiling a new kernel just to solve this yet)?


If you just want to supress the above output, either run "cvs -q update",
or put "cvs -q" into your ~/.cvsrc. Also recommended reading: "info cvs".

 - Hubert

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