cvs commit: src/etc freebsd-update.conf src/share/man/man5 freebsd-update.conf.5 src/usr.sbin/freebsd-update freebsd-update.8

Sam Leffler sam at
Mon Nov 12 07:59:05 PST 2007

Colin Percival wrote:
> Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
>> 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?
> The updated freebsd-update script can be downloaded from my web
> server on pre-{6.3-RC1, 7.0-BETA3} systems, as I explain in the
> instructions I provided on using freebsd-update to perform such
> upgrades:
> My understanding is that the upcoming release announcements will
> point to these instructions (just like the 6.2-RELEASE announcement
> pointed to my 6.1-to-6.2 upgrade script).

If this is to be an officially blessed part of the system all materials 
should be hosted on; not your personal web site.


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