FreeBSD 7.0-BETA4 Available
teemu.korhonen at mbnet.fi
Thu Dec 6 01:42:05 PST 2007
> Ken Smith wrote:
> >/ For users of FreeBSD Update due to some last-minute bumps in system
> />/ libraries, installed third-party applications must be recompiled as per
> />/ normal for a "major" upgrade, even if upgrading from an earlier 7.0
> />/ BETA.
> Put another way, if you want to upgrade to 7.0-BETA4, follow the instructions at
> not the simpler "minor version upgrade" instructions (even though that page says
> that the minor version upgrade instructions apply when going from 7.x to 7.x).
> It's irritating to have to rebuild all of the installed ports, but (unless some
> disaster strikes) this should be the last time it is needed until FreeBSD 8.x
> happens ~2 years from now.
> Colin Percival
I'm a little confused. I updated from 6.2 to 7.0-beta3 with
freebsd-update and I reinstalled most ports from packages. That won't
How about the update via cvs + rebuilding world, is there need to
reinstall/build ports too?
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