4.9-STABLE --> 4.8-RELEASE downgrade. Pitfalls?

Parv parv at pair.com
Mon Jun 7 01:44:14 GMT 2004

in message <40C214F0.2010207 at premsoft.co.za>, wrote
freebsd-question at premsoft.co.za thusly...
> I want to downgrade a 4.9-STABLE box to a 4.8-RELEASE box to sort
> out this MySQL problem that I have. Are there any known pitfalls
> that I should be aware of before I do this downgrade?

Port making will fail if you keep ports trees updated at least due
to use of new make(1) syntax introduced, in 4.9, in a port's
Makefile.  The problem i noticed was related to use of parenthesis
in ".if ... .endif" structure.

  - Parv


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