cvs commit: src/etc freebsd-update.conf src/share/man/man5
des at des.no
Mon Nov 12 01:07:24 PST 2007
Colin Percival <cperciva at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> Add support for "freebsd-update -r newrelease upgrade" -- binary
> upgrading to new releases. Important parts of this code include
> * automatically determining which optional components (e.g., src,
> info, proflibs) are installed.
> * merging changes in files which are modified locally and have
> changed between the currently running and new release.
> * prompting the user to rebuild all 3rd party software before
> deleting old shared libraries.
So, let's say you have a 6.2 box (predating this change) and want to
update to 6.3, what would the procedure be? Install a newer
freebsd-update from ports? Or will the newer freebsd-update be
distributed as a binary update for older releases?
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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