from STABLE to RELENG? (done)
jhorne at dfwlp.com
Tue Jun 27 01:29:16 UTC 2006
On Friday 23 June 2006 08:08, John Nielsen wrote:
> On Friday 23 June 2006 00:46, Jonathan Horne wrote:
> > On Thursday 22 June 2006 23:16, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
> > > On Jun 22, 2006, at 10:09 PM, Jonathan Horne wrote:
> > > > generally, how risky of an operation is it to change the branch im
> > > > following
> > > > (assuming i have a server in good working order)?
> > > >
> > > > i think i would now prefer to start following RELENG on my
> > > > production servers
> > > > instead of STABLE (not that im having any issues), so that i can
> > > > keep up with
> > > > patchlevels of specific servers a little easier.
> > >
> > > That easiest if you do it at a version change. Say, for example, 6.0-
> > > STABLE to 6.1-RELEASE or similar.
> > well i would be attempting a 6.1-STABLE to 6.1-RELENG. i have a dev box
> > i think im going to give it a go on, and see what happens. if this one
> > doesnt go well, ill just wait until the next RELEASE increments to the
> > next.
> If you were going the other direction (from a pre-6.1 -STABLE to 6.1 or
> from 6.1 to today's -STABLE) it'd be a no-brainer. Even so, I'd be
> surprised if you had any issues going "backwards", since it is still a
> rather small step.
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well i finally had a chance to sit down and try it on my dev box (which is a
port-by-port mirror of my production server), and the STABLE-to-RELENG
buildworld worked fine. since this didnt seem to have any issues at all,
this saturday after my full backup runs, ill migrate that one as well.
thanks for your advice(s),
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