Access to upset program

Igor Peshansky
Wed Aug 23 18:29:00 GMT 2006

On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Phil Nelson wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>    I've been working with Carnegie Mellon University for the last
> several years to get the Coda Distributed File system working with
> Windows.  Since it was originally developed for UNIX, it turned out that
> the user land parts of Coda required a lot less changes if compiled with
> Cygwin.  As of last year, we have a beta release that installs a kernel
> module and the user land parts.
>    As we have been working with this, we discovered that venus (the
> local cache manager and the program that talks with the servers) ran
> well with only a few versions of the cygwin .dll.  The previous version
> of the .dll that worked well with venus was 1.5.11.  Later versions
> caused venus to crash in a variety of places.  To help people using
> Coda, we set up a private mirror of cygwin that didn't upgrade past
> 1.5.11 and so it sat at an old version for a couple of years.  At the
> time, upset was available via anonymous CVS and I could easily build the
> proper files to be able to add a couple of private packages, coda-base
> and coda-devel.
>   Finally, this summer 1.5.21 runs venus well again and we are in the
> process of updating our private mirror to the current version of cygwin.
> In the process, I went to update our copy of upset only to discover that
> it is no longer available via anonymous CVS.
>   Is there a way I can get the current version of upset so our private
> mirror will have the files built correctly?

The upset script is no longer publicly available.  For the purposes of
generating setup.ini files it's been superseded by the genini script,
which lives at
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