Upgrading from p2 to p3 on 7.0

Manolis Kiagias sonic2000gr at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 15:49:28 UTC 2008

Schiz0 wrote:
> Hey,
> I'm running 7.0-RELEASE-p2 on a production box. I'm aware that -p3 was
> released, which is a security patch for BIND. Is there any way to
> compile and install the changed files without restarting the system? I
> do run BIND as a caching daemon, so I would like to keep it up to
> date.
> Thanks.
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You do not have to restart the system, this is not a kernel update (and 
FreeBSD is not windows ;) ). It is sufficient to restart bind (if you 
are actually using it):

/etc/rc.d/named restart

will do it.

As for getting the update, just do:

freebsd-update fetch install

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