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Subject:   Comment on cvsup tag
Date:   2004-09-02 10:59:51
From:   taosecurity
Hi Dru,


While reading your newest article I noticed you used this in your supfile:


*default tag=RELENG_5_2_1_RELEASE


If you use this tag on a 5.2.1 REL machine you won't update anything on the system. 'RELENG_5_2_1_RELEASE' is used when you want to cvsup to that RELEASE from, say, 5.1 or 5.0.


I think you wanted to use this tag to track security updates:


*default tag=RELENG_5_2


The Handbook explains these and other tags.


5_2 applies to 5.2.1 REL as well as 5.2 REL, incidentally.


Sincerely,


Richard Bejtlich
TaoSecurity.com

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  • Comment on cvsup tag
    2004-09-02 11:00:58  taosecurity [View]

    So much for O'Reilly's HTML tags!

    Richard
  • Comment on cvsup tag
    2004-09-16 02:01:32  WebHeads [View]

    Hai there bsd guru's out there,

    I think i have a problem with cvsup.
    I use the tag


    *default host=cvsup1.FreeBSD.org
    *default base=/usr/local/etc/cvsup
    *default prefix=/usr
    *default tag=RELENG_4_1_RELEASE
    *default release=cvs delete use-rel-suffix compress
    src-all

    to update the 4.10 release, but when i run the cvsup it delete's all my src's.

    When i try to use this tag RELENG_4_10_RELEASE

    i have the same problem.

    Please help me.

    Grtz,

    Edgar