Ports and system upgrades
glarkin at sourcehosting.net
Thu Jul 17 14:48:53 UTC 2008
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-ports at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-ports at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of David Southwell
> I have been unable to find instructions in the manual about
> recompiling ports as part of a system upgrade process. There
> seems to be no reference to it.
> The upgrade from 6.1 to 6.3 seemed to work OK once I sorted
> out a problem with perl. However 6.3 to 7.0 seems to produce
> more difficulties than I bargained for!!!
> How can I best reconfigure and recompile all th installed ports?
> As you can see from below:
> [root at dns1 ~]# portupgrade -a
> Fatal error 'Thread is not system scope.
> ' at line 319 in file
> /usr/src/lib/libpthread/thread/thr_sig.c (errno = 2)
> Segmentation fault: 11 (core dumped)
> I have definitely omitted a vital step
This is the procedure that I have used for major version upgrades:
I don't exactly what state your machine is in at the moment, but if there's
some way to follow the instructions on that page, perhaps you can get it
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