Can I back-up my sources?
Peter Ulrich Kruppa
root at pukruppa.de
Mon Jul 5 09:58:30 PDT 2004
On Mon, 5 Jul 2004, Mark Jayson Alvarez wrote:
> I only have a 4.9 cd and to upgrade to 4.10 or later
> versions, first, I install the sources from my 4.9 cd
> and then I use cvsup. Same as with FreeBSD Handbook
> and Ports.
> In upgrading to a higher version of FreeBSD(e.g; 4.9
> to 4.10) using cvsup, and I burned the contents of my
> upgraded /usr/src to a cd, if my system crashes, will
> makeworld work if I copy the contents of the cd into a
> fresh /usr/src directory?
> Same as with FreeBSD Documentation(/usr/doc/en...)
> and /usr/ports.
I never had any problems with that.
> Or does it always have to be done as is?
> ...because one time, my freebsd crashed and I really
> had a hard time fixing it and I end up re-installing
> the whole system and running a very long cvsup process
> Hope you could help me...
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