upgrading 5.4 -> 6.0 without reinstalling. safe ?

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at sohara.org
Thu Nov 10 04:25:58 PST 2005

On Thu, 10 Nov 2005 11:27:52 +0000
Pete French <petefrench at ticketswitch.com> wrote:

> will remove all the ports first, so it is just back to the basic system.
> But Perl is now a port - should I remove this, or should I leave it alone,
> i.e. is it required for the build process ?

	No, nothing outside the base system is required to build the base
system. But don't nuke the ports before running cvsup :)

C:>WIN                                      |   Directable Mirror Arrays
The computer obeys and wins.                | A better way to focus the sun
You lose and Bill collects.                 |    licences available see
                                            |    http://www.sohara.org/

More information about the freebsd-stable mailing list