Status of portupgrade and portmaster?
matt.xtaz at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 18:09:36 UTC 2017
On Oct 02 20:01, Marco Beishuizen wrote:
>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)?
What I do is to initially create the jail using poudriere jail -c -j 11
-m src=/usr/src and then I upgrade the jail using poudriere jail -u -j
These commands use the existing /usr/src and /usr/obj trees from the
host system buildworld/kernel. It doesn't need to be rebuilt.
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