--- a/makefile
+++ b/makefile
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@
 all: generate-pages
 
 NEWS::
-#	cvs co -p -r $(RELEASE_TAG) sbcl/NEWS > NEWS
+	cvs co -p -r $(RELEASE_TAG) sbcl/NEWS > NEWS
 
 current-release:: NEWS
 	( echo $(CURRENT_RELEASE) > current-release ; \