list-freebsd-2004 at morbius.sent.com
Sat Nov 5 17:39:50 GMT 2005
On Saturday 05 November 2005 17:27, eoghan wrote:
> On 5 Nov 2005, at 17:13, RW wrote:
> > On Saturday 05 November 2005 16:16, eoghan wrote:
> >> Hello
> >> Im just looking for some advice. Ive updated my ports since kde has
> >> gone to 3.4.3. Im currently using 3.4.2. I want to upgrade. But Im
> >> not sure if I do this will I loose all my current settings - like
> >> desktop items etc. Also, do I do a pkg_remove kde3 and then pkg_add -
> >> r kde3? I dont want to try anything just yet in case I mess things
> >> up...
> > You shouldn't lose any settings unless someone has screwed up (I
> > usually
> > hold-off major upgrades for a week or so to catch immediate bug-
> > fixes).
> > There are instructions here:
> > http://freebsd.kde.org/instructions.php
> > Note that you will need to set PACKAGESITE to a source of the new
> > packages
> > otherwise you will simply reinstall to old version. I used to use the
> > fruitsalad servers, although I build KDE from ports these days.
> Id use the port. But I have to remove kde3 first right?
Well, you were talking about using pkg_add which installs binary packages,
rather than building a port.
In either case, using portupgrade avoids manual deletion.
More information about the freebsd-questions