When is BuildWorld necessary?

pobox at verysmall.org pobox at verysmall.org
Sat Sep 16 21:18:32 PDT 2006

Bob wrote:
> On Saturday 16 September 2006 15:52, pobox at verysmall.org wrote:
>> But I have one question - do you rebuild the world on a remote machine
> Sorry; I am a newbie at FreeBSD, and have never done a buildworld :-( I have 
> spent lots of time on Linux, Solaris, and SCO, but this is my first cut at 
> BSD.
> Just from past NIX experience though, I would never rebuild an entire OS 
> remotely without having someone onsite to push the On/Off switch when the 
> inevitable happens :-(

We have someone to push the switch. I just thought if it is possible to 
be done without engaging the support.


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