Do you need to rebuild ports after 7-Current upgrade?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Sep 18 15:39:22 PDT 2007

Brent Jones wrote:
> Good morning -
> After a 6.2 to 7-Current FreeBSD upgrade, do you need to rebuild your
> ports?

Yes (as with any major release upgrade).  Old binaries will continue to 
work, but if you ever plan to compile a new port you will have to 
rebuild your existing ports first, because otherwise you'll be linking 
together 6.x and 7.x libraries in the same binary, which is a recipe for 


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