Safe to just rebuild kernel after cvsuping src?
roberthuff at rcn.com
Mon Dec 13 21:02:53 PST 2004
Nikolas Britton writes:
> Is it generally safe to just rebuild the kernel, and not make
> world, when your only tracking a release and not -STABLE,
> i.g. setting cvsup to track RELENG_5_3?
As a general rule, this is _never_ safe. Unless you're
prepared to locate and understand all the changes - just bite the
bullet and make world.
(This is not to say you can't do it and have it work - been
there, done that - but you're definitely increasing the odds of a
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