System upgrade questions

Daniel Gerzo danger at
Sat Nov 26 17:52:03 GMT 2005

Hi Miguel,

Saturday, November 26, 2005, 6:29:50 PM, you wrote the following:

> Hi!

> I have a FreeBSD 5.3 release system which was upgraded with CVSup to
> RELENG_5. I have recently built a new kernel, but *have not* rebuilt
> "world". The computer now says it's a "FreeBSD 5.4-STABLE" system.

> This can't be right, can it? :/

> I think I have two options: 
>       * downgrade the sources to RELENG_5_3 with CVSup (replacing
>         RELENG_5 with RELENG_5_3 in the supfile) and build a new FreeBSD
>         5.3 kernel
> or 
>       * rebuild "world" to have a FreeBSD 5.4 base system and kernel
> correct?

> If I opt for the second option, should I rebuild "world" everytime
> there's a version bump in FreeBSD?

I think you should go for the second option.

yes - you should rebuild world everytime, untill you exactly know what
has been changed in sources.

> TIA!

> Best regards,
> Miguel

Best Regards,

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