Status of portupgrade and portmaster?

Marco Beishuizen mbeis at
Mon Oct 2 18:02:40 UTC 2017

On Mon, 2 Oct 2017, the wise Don Lewis wrote:

> Yes it can.  If you use the svn method when creating a jail you can 
> chose any arbitrary source branch from the svn repository and then you 
> can specify any desired svn revision on that branch when you update the 
> jail.  You would probably want to use this method when building ports 
> for 12.0-CURRENT rather than creating the jail using a 12.0-CURRENT 
> snapshot.

I'm running 11.1-STABLE now, upgrading every few months or when there is 
an important security fix. Do I have to build a new system twice in that 
case (once my running system and once the poudriere jail)?

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