upgrade 7 -> 7.2
odhiambo at gmail.com
Mon May 25 12:34:49 UTC 2009
On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 3:30 PM, Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche at ua.ac.be>wrote:
> I have to upgrade a few FreeBSD7 machines to FreeBSD7.2
> (this is new to me)
> One machine has very few third party ports installed (33), the other
> over 600 ... One of the steps is # portupgade -af, to rebuild all third
> party software.. this took 27 minutes on the 33 packages machine..
AFAIK, you don't really need that (portupgrade -a) for point upgrades.
Just update userland and kernel and go out for beer!
> So for 20 times more packages: 10 hours ???
> Is this normal? Also, one I had one screen asking for options for libiconv
> where I had to tab to OK and press enter. What is the 600 packages system
> has 20 of more of such screens,
I think if you set BATCH=yes in your environment or in /etc/make.conf then
it should take care of that.
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