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Date:      Sat, 18 Nov 2006 19:33:18 -0600
From:      Eric Schuele <>
To:        Lowell Gilbert <>
Subject:   Re: cvsup problems....
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On 11/18/06 18:32, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Eric Schuele <> writes:
>> On 11/18/06 11:37, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>>> Eric Schuele <> writes:
>>>> I usually use  but it has not given me any new
>>>> bits for several days now.  And if I use ANY other server what usually
>>>> takes five minutes, takes 30-minutes to an hour (or they just
>>>> hang). Which is terribly annoying.
>>>> I've tried picking other servers by hand, and I've tried the
>>>> fastest_cvsup script.  Doesn't seem to matter which I pick.  They all
>>>> seem to be slow except cvsup5... and cvsup5 does not give me anything
>>>> anymore.  No source, no ports, no docs.
>>> does seem to have stopped updating.  I've
>>> cc'd the "hubs" mailing list in case this was not known.
>>>> I have not changed anything on my end.  Is there something going on
>>>> that I am not aware of that is affecting the servers, or my ability to
>>>> interact with them?  Is it related to the release, the move, anything?
>>> I tried (the example you showed in your
>>> supfile), and it seemed fine; not just fast, but fully in synch
>>> with my usual cvsup host (although it was busy enough that I had
>>> to try for a while before I got in).  So whatever is going on does
>>> seem to be local to you.
>> I don't know what it could be.
> Try increasing the verbosity of cvsup; it may be able to tell you
> what its problem is.

Man page says

cvsup -g -L 2 ${SUPFILE_DIR}/supfile

Is as verbose as it gets.  Which is what I used in my last post.  Is 
there something more I can tweak?


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