apeiron+usenet at coitusmentis.info
Tue Mar 22 12:32:53 PST 2005
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On 2005-03-22, Pat Maddox scribbled these
> What are some considerations to make before upgrading the ports? Does
> upgrading them overwrite the existing config files? I've got a number
> of ports that aren't up-to-date, but this is running on a server, so I
> don't want to muck up the software and configs that are currently
You have good dumps, yes? And you've read /usr/ports/UPDATING, yes? And
you've reviewed any changes to the Makefiles of the ports in question,
yes? Then you shouldn't have any issues.
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I abhor a system designed for the "user", if that word is a coded
pejorative meaning "stupid and unsophisticated". -- Ken Thompson
If you ask the wrong questions, you get answers like "42" and "God".
Unix is user friendly. However, it isn't idiot friendly.
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