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Re: [ slightly OT ] anoncvs or cvsup?
* Brian Szymanski <email@example.com> [020629 23:57]:
> My ISP has recently decided it will charge per-Gig rates over some certain
> limit. Since I like to keep my sources up to date, I (currently) have
> three machines pulling anoncvs updates each night (one tracks current, one
> 3.0, and one 3.1, so I can't just pull the updates to one machine and then
> exchange the updates locally via NFS/cvs/whatever). The CVSup webpage
> makes a lot of fuss about how fast it is, but what I'm wondering is how
> bandwidth efficient it is as compared to anoncvs. Anyone run in to a
> similar situation? I'd rather not do CTM, because that would be a big PA
> to forward the emails around to the right machines and such... Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance, sorry if this is a little off-topic...
If you have the disk space, your best bet is to mirror the CVS
repository itself to one computer and then do checkouts from there of
whatever release you want. However, updating 3.0 and 3.1 nightly is a