prep for M4 builds
diff --git a/releng.control/ b/releng.control/
index bcc1eb4..c1565b0 100644
--- a/releng.control/
+++ b/releng.control/
@@ -10,17 +10,19 @@
 # for a local build, there should never be a need to check it back in to CVS.
-# save serialized state
+echo "save serialized state"
 cp releng.control/*.ser .
+echo "remove all of releng.control"
 rm -fr releng.control
+echo "check out head of releng.control from cvs"
 cvs -d  export  -r HEAD releng.control
-#restore serialized state
+echo "restore serialized state"
 mv *.ser releng.control
 # make sure releng.control files are executable and in proper format
-dos2unix releng.control/*.sh* releng.control/*.properties releng.control/*.xml
+dos2unix releng.control/*.sh* releng.control/**/*.properties releng.control/*.xml
 chmod +x releng.control/*.sh